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#1107. Slumdog Millionaire

  • Year: 2008
  • Country: Great Britain/USA
  • Language: English/Hindi
  • Production: Celador, Pathé, Fox Searchlight, 120m
  • Director: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan
  • Producer: Christian Colson
  • Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy, from book by Vikas Swarup
  • Photography: Anthony Dod Mantle
  • Music: A.R. Rahman
  • Cast: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Mahesh Manjrekar, Madhur Mittal
  • Oscar Wins: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Sound Mixing
  • Oscar Noms: Best Original Song, Best Sound Editing

Abridged Book Description

Director Danny Boyle and co-director Loveleen Tandan fuse Bollywood with Hollywood in their brutal, heartbreaking, and wildly colorful movie, Slumdog Millionaire... The arc of the story is shaped by Jamal's ability to answer the toughest questions set by the show's antagonistic host, and the reason that he knows these obscure questions forms the spine of the story and a history of his remarkable life.