The quote ("If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.") is a line that is spoken by Gandhi (played by Ben Kingsley) in the movie "Gandhi", directed by Richard Attenborough (1982).

This acclaimed biographical drama presents major events in the life of Mohandas Gandhi (Kingsley). This man was the beloved Indian leader who stood against British rule over his country. Dedicated to the concept of nonviolent resistance, Gandhi is initially dismissed by English officials, including the influential Lord Irwin (John Gielgud). Eventually, Gandhi and his cause becomes internationally renowned. His gatherings in a passive protest movement move India towards independence.

"Gandhi" was produced by Richard Attenborough and released in India in November 1982. It was released in the United Kingdom on December 3, and in the United States on December 10, 1982. It was nominated for Academy Awards in eleven categories, winning eight. It won Best Picture, Best Director for Attenborough, Best Actor for Ben Kingsley, and Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for John Briley.

As well as being a big success with movie fans, it was a commercial success at the box office. It grossed over 127.8 million US dollars worldwide. It cost about 22 million to make.

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