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Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

by Terry George

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The true story of a hero in the Rwandan hell

Review: Hotel Rwanda

The true story of a hero in the Rwandan hell

The extraordinary and true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a Hutu married to a Tutsy wife who "while everybody in the world had their eyes shut, he kept his arms wide open" 

Fighting for Africa

Interview: Don Cheadle • Actor

Fighting for Africa

The American Don Cheadle, whose talent was confirmed by such films as Traffic and Ocean’s 12 is litterally rivetting in Hotel Rwanda where he plays Paul Rusesabagina 

The Courage to act

Interview: Terry George • Director

The Courage to act

In his second feature film, in competition at Berlin, the Irish Terry George tackles the issue of the general indifference of all countries regarding the Rwandan genocide through a real story 





original title: Hotel Rwanda
country: United Kingdom, Canada, Italy, Saudi Arabia
sales agent: Lions Gate (USA)
year: 2004
directed by: Terry George
screenplay: Terry George, Keir Pearson
cast: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonado,
Nick Nolte, Joachim Phoenix

main awards/selection

EFA 2005Best composer (Rupert Gregson-Williams & Andrea Guerra)

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