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.
Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
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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
The 2008 Mumbai terror attacks deeply affected actor Dev Patel, not least because of his close personal and professional connection to Mumbai. The dance sequence finale of 'Slumdog Millionaire' was filmed in the same Victoria Train Station & Terminus that, some months later, was one of the attack sites. "The song 'Jai Ho' [from 'Slumdog Millionaire' (2008)] and that whole crazy, full-bodied dance scene was kind of an anthem for the country when it came out," said actor Dev Patel. "And so, to see that train station attacked, with such a high death toll, where these kinds of men just walked in and unloaded automatic gunfire, mowing down so many people, it just was shocking and terrifying." He added: "When there was talk of a movie happening, I made it clear that I was very interested. And I've been more vocal in the process of making this film than I have with really anything that I've done, to make sure we try and do it right." See more »
When the woman locks herself in the bathroom, she is seen lowering the toilet seat to sit down. When the gunmen break in the seat is raised. 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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I had high hopes before I started watching this movie, but after finishing this I felt it was just an average movie , with below average performances.
They could have done this thing better , with such great actors.
They could have showed more details about the whole incident.
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