Billy Wilder put all the aspects of great film making to work in this classic movie.
“This list… is an absolute good. The list is life. All around its margins lies the gulf.” – Itzhak Stern
This was the first sound film and first musical to win the Best Picture Oscar.
In 1982 Gandhi was released to critical acclaim. That success would translate into eight Academy Awards as well as another 26 awards and multiple other nominations. Richard Attenborough took home Best Picture and Best Director for this film. Ben Kingsley won Best Actor for his portrayal of this historical figure.