Genre: Drama, Romance
Author/ Director: Danny Boyle (director)
Characters/ Actors: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Kaan
Slumdog millionaire is based on the novel “Q and A” of Vikas Swarup and is directed by Danny Boyle. Is the story of Jamal Malik (Dev Patel), a kid from the streets who lives in India and decides to participate on the India’s version of “Who wants to be a millionaire?”. Everyone thinks that because of his condition he would never win the pot, but when they realizad that the boy is realy good answering the questions, they alert to the police thinking that he must be cheating. He is arrested and the police interrogates him; Jamal bigins to explain how he could answer every question reminding some moment of his hard life; he also tells them that he decided to appeared on the show because he wants to find Latika (Freida Pinto), an old friend from the childhood.
I have to say that I never felt so atracted to see this movie until it won those eight Awards of the Academy; then I knew that I HAVE to see it. When I finally saw the movie I liked it so much because it’s a realy original love story full of humor, sensibility, thriller, romance and good music.
Student name: Carolina Delgado
Class: 5º H