Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Director: Danny Boyle
Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla
The story of Jamal Malik, an orphan 18 years old from the slums of Mumbai, who will experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question of winning 20 million rupees on India's Kaun Banega Crorepati? (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?) But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating, how could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up, of their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounter with local gangs, and Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Each chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one question quiz. Each chapter of Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to shows seemingly impossible quizzes. But one question remains a mystery: what is this young man with no apparent desire for riches really doing on the ...