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Hotel Rwanda

Author: Terry GeorgeKeir PearsonA Kitman HoDon CheadleSophie OkonedoAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Films, Santa Monica, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, 2004 [2005]
Series: MGM DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict.
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Genre/Form: War
Historical
Ethnic
Foreign films
Historical films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Paul Rusesabagina; Paul Rusesabagina
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry George; Keir Pearson; A Kitman Ho; Don Cheadle; Sophie Okonedo; Joaquin Phoenix; Desmond Dube; David O'Hara; Nick Nolte; Andrea Guerra; Rupert Gregson-Williams; United Artists Corporation.; Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm); Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa.; Miracle Pictures (Firm : Los Angeles, Calif.); MGM Home Entertainment Inc.; Afro Celt Sound System (Musical group)
ISBN: 079286686X 9780792866862 9780792867043 0792867041
OCLC Number: 57673690
Language Note: English or French dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: optional audio commentary with Terry George Paul Rusesabagina, with select commentary by Wyclef Jean; optional audio commentary of select scenes with Don Cheadle; A message for peace : making Hotel Rwanda / produced & directed by Greg Carson (28 min.); Return to Rwanda (15 min.) which follows Rusesabagina as he returns to his native land; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Fraisse ; editor, Naomi Geraghty ; music, Andrea Guerra, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Afro Celt Sound System ; costume designer, Ruy Filipe ; production designers, Tony Burrough, Johnny Breedt.
Cast: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Desmond Dube, David O'Hara, Cara Seymour, Fana Mokoena, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Tony Kgoroge, Mosa Kaiser, Nick Nolte.
Awards: American Film Institute Fest, 2004: winner, Audience Award for Best Feature Film. / African-American Film Critics Association Awards, 2004: winner, 2nd place in Top 10 Films. / Black Reel Awards, 2005: winner, Best Actress- Drama (Sophie Okonedo). / Humanitas Prize, 2005: winner, Feature Film category.
Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Closed captioned.
Series Title: MGM DVD.
Responsibility: United Artists presents, in association with Lions Gate Entertainment ; directed by Terry George ; written by Keir Pearson & Terry George ; produced by A. Kitman Ho, Terry George ; a United Kingdom/South Africa/Italy co-production, in association with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa ; a Miracle Pictures [and others] production.
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Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict.

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