Slumdog millionaire
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Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2009.
024543574415, 024543574439


General Note
Based on the novel: "Q & A" by Vikas Swarup.
General Note
DVD release of the 2008 motion picture.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by director Danny Boyle and actor Dev Patel; commentary by producer Christian Colson and writer Simon Beaufoy; 12 deleted scenes; "Slumdog dreams: Danny Boyle & the making of Slumdog millionaire" featurette; "Slumdog cutdown" featurette.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Anthony Dod Mantle ; editor, Chris Dickens ; music, A.R. Rahman.
Dev Patel, Anil Kapoor, Saurabh Shakla, Raj Zutshi, Jeneva Talwar, Freida Pinto, Irrfan Khan.
Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for some violence, disturbing images and language.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround; dual layer.
English with Hindi (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby surround) dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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Some libraries may have a DVD missing the special features indicated on container.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Colson, C., Beaufoy, S., Tandan, L., Boyle, D., Patel, D., Kapoor, A., Shukla, S., Zutshi, R., Talwar, J., Pinto, F., Khan, I., & Swarup, V. (2009). Slumdog millionaire (Widescreen.). 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Christian. Colson et al.. 2009. Slumdog Millionaire. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Christian. Colson et al.. Slumdog Millionaire 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Colson, Christian., et al. Slumdog Millionaire Widescreen., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

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