Slumdog Millionaire
(DVD) 

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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
024543574415

Notes

General Note
Based on the novel: "Q & A" by Vikas Swarup.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
General Note
Includes 4 previews of other motion pictures.
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.
General Note
"Some copies of rental version (discs issued by publisher without special features) shipped in retail containers which list special features on cover art, April 2009. Disc does include listed trailers."--Variety, Apr. 1, 2009.
Restrictions on Access
For private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Anthony Dod Mantle ; production designer, Mark Digby ; editor, Chris Dickens ; music, A.R. Rahman ; costume designer, Suttirat Anne Larlarb ; sound designer, Glenn Freemantle.
Participants/Performers
Dev Patel, Tanay Hemant Chheda, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, Freida Pinto, Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar, Rubina Ali, Madhur Mittal, Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan.
Description
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; special features are not rated.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; presented in widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital surround; dual layer.
Language
In English and Hindi with English subtitles (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby surround); with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for main feature only.
Awards
Academy Awards, 2008: Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Sound, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Boyle, D., Tandan, L., Beaufoy, S., Colson, C., Mantle, A. D., & Patel, D. (2009). Slumdog Millionaire . 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

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

Danny. Boyle et al.. 2009. Slumdog Millionaire. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

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

Danny. Boyle et al.. Slumdog Millionaire 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Boyle, Danny., et al. Slumdog Millionaire 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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