Slumdog Millionaire

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Slumdog Millionaire
Directed byDanny Boyle
Produced byChristian Colson
Screenplay bySimon Beaufoy
StarringDev Patel
Freida Pinto
Madhur Mittal
Anil Kapoor
Irrfan Khan
Music byA.R. Rahman
CinematographyAnthony Dod Mantle
Editing byChris Dickens
StudioCelador Films
Film4 Productions
Distributed byPathé
Eros Entertainment
Release date(s)30 August 2008 (2008-08-30) (Telluride Film Festival)
9 January 2009 (2009-01-09) (United Kingdom)
23 January 2009 (2009-01-23) (India)
Running time120 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom[1][2][3]
India[4]
LanguageEnglish
Hindi[5]
Budget$15 million[6]
Money made$377,910,544[6]

Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British-Indian drama movie. It was directed by Danny Boyle and based on the novel Q&A by Vikas Swarup, although the movie is very different from the book.[7] The movie is set in Mumbai, India and is about a poor boy who appears on India's version of the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.

Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for 10 Academy Awards. It won the following eight:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". Screen International. 6 September 2008.
  2. "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". British Film Institute.
  3. "Slumdog Millionaire". The Guardian.
  4. NDTV (Jan 23, 2009). "Slumdog Millionaire - NDTV". Anupama Chopra.
  5. "Slumdog Millionaire - Cast and Crew". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Slumdog Millionaire (2008)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 12 October 2009.
  7. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/jan/16/danny-boyle-india

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