Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.
Early 1970s. Four strangers check in at the El Royale Hotel. The hotel is deserted, staffed by a single desk clerk. Some of the new guests' reasons for being there are less than innocent and some are not who they appear to be.
As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy, posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals, Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, HOTEL MUMBAI vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award-Nominee Dev Patel, Slumdog Millionaire) who choose to risk their lives to protect their guests. As the world watches on, a desperate couple (Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name and Nazanin Boniadi, "Homeland") is forced to make unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child.Written by
"Securing 'Hotel Mumbai' underscores the importance of the State government's ongoing investment in the SAFC [South Australian Film Corporation] and the state-of-the art Adelaide Studios", said South Australian Arts Minister Jack Snelling. "This major production will create hundreds of employment opportunities as well as significantly boosting the State's filmmaking reputation, capacity and capabilities". Minister Snelling said 2016 was shaping up to be a very exciting year for the South Australian screen industry. See more »
When the terrorists are shown arriving, they are on a small rubber boat, in reality they took over a fishermen boat and used it to come near the shore to avoid any problems. See more »
Man on the Phone:
[speaking in Punjabi]
You feel strong. You feel calm. There is no fear in your heart. Look across at your brothers... and see me in their eyes. You are all like sons to me. I am with you. God is with you. Paradise awaits you. God is great.
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Just a great film about multiple monsterous acts of madness / violence that happened in Mumbai. So we'll done, not showing any acts of movie heroism, just ordinary people who reacted in different ways when confronted with the unthinkable, the one thing everybody deep down is terrified of facing. Had some scenes of live news feeds which take nothing away, while the best scene is the Russian leaving the lounge and be told we will pray for you and he says don't bother that's what's lead us here. Just s great summary of where there this crazy world is now. Madman men killing because a book written hundreds of years ago tells you to.
Make a pledge never to listen to these people who tell you they can tell the future by reading a book written by someone who thought the earth was flat.
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