Billy Wilder put all the aspects of great film making to work in this classic movie.
Besides being a historic achievement in film making, this is a wonderful movie to watch.
When he directed How Green Was My Valley in 1941, John Ford earned his third Best Director Oscar.
“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.