The Resource Slumdog millionaire, Fox Searchlight ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; Celador Films ; Pathé Pictures International ; produced by Christian Colson ; screenplay by Simon Beaufoy ; co-director by Loveleen Tandan ; directed by Danny Boyle, (videorecording)

Slumdog millionaire, Fox Searchlight ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; Celador Films ; Pathé Pictures International ; produced by Christian Colson ; screenplay by Simon Beaufoy ; co-director by Loveleen Tandan ; directed by Danny Boyle, (videorecording)

Label
Slumdog millionaire
Title
Slumdog millionaire
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; Celador Films ; Pathé Pictures International ; produced by Christian Colson ; screenplay by Simon Beaufoy ; co-director by Loveleen Tandan ; directed by Danny Boyle
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Anthony Dod Mantle ; editor, Chris Dickens ; music, A.R. Rahman
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some violence, disturbing images and language
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby surround) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1997.2
  • PN1997.2
LC item number
  • .S58 2009
  • .S58 2009
PerformerNote
Dev Patel, Anil Kapoor, Saurabh Shakla, Raj Zutshi, Jeneva Talwar, Freida Pinto, Irrfan Khan, Madhur Mittal
Runtime
120
Technique
live action
Label
Slumdog millionaire, Fox Searchlight ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; Celador Films ; Pathé Pictures International ; produced by Christian Colson ; screenplay by Simon Beaufoy ; co-director by Loveleen Tandan ; directed by Danny Boyle, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by "Q & A" by Vikas Swarup
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Commentary by director Danny Boyle and actor Dev Patel; 12 deleted scenes; the making of Slumdog millionaire" featurette; "Slumdog cutdown" featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
312181415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543574415
  • 024543574439
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2257443
  • 2257441
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)312181415
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Slumdog millionaire, Fox Searchlight ; Warner Bros. Pictures ; Celador Films ; Pathé Pictures International ; produced by Christian Colson ; screenplay by Simon Beaufoy ; co-director by Loveleen Tandan ; directed by Danny Boyle, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by "Q & A" by Vikas Swarup
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: Commentary by director Danny Boyle and actor Dev Patel; 12 deleted scenes; the making of Slumdog millionaire" featurette; "Slumdog cutdown" featurette
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
312181415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543574415
  • 024543574439
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2257443
  • 2257441
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)312181415
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround
Video recording format
DVD

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