Benjamin's Review of Slumdog Millionaire
Sweet and heartbreaking,the surprise of the year,....! Young man about to win a fortune on India's version of the game show "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" is accused of cheating. Then in flashbacks we learn how his tumultuos,often tortured experiences as an orphan on the streets of Bombay have enabled him to relate to and answer all the questions on the show. Director Danny Boyle immerses us in his character's world and takes us along on this remarkable,often painful,life journey,moving from darkness to light for a truly joyful finale. Winner of 8 Oscars. From the novel by Vikas Swarup "Q&A".