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Comment on Gandhi: Racist Youth

Release: 1982-11-30
Movie
Gandhi
Scene
Racist Youth Scene
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Clip Description
Ghandi (Ben Kingsley) is taunted by young racist men on the street.
Movie Description
In 1893, Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent protest campaign for the rights of all Indians in South Africa. After numerous arrests and the unwanted attention of the world, the government finally relents by recognizing rights for Indians, though not for the native blacks of South Africa. After this victory, Gandhi is invited back to India, where he is now considered something of a national hero. He is urged to take up the fight for India's independence from the British Empire. Gandhi agrees, and mounts a non-violent non-cooperation campaign of unprecedented scale, coordinating millions of Indians nationwide. There are some setbacks, such as violence against the protesters and Gandhi's occasional imprisonment. Nevertheless...
Director
Richard Attenborough
Studios
International Film Investors, National Film Development Corporation of India, Goldcrest Films International, Indo-British, Carolina Bank
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