17 dic. 2011

Hotel Rwanda

FILM REVIEW 
Title: Hotel Rwanda 
Year: 2004 
Director: Terry George 
Writer: Keir Pearson and Terry George 
Running time: 121 minutes   
Country: USA, UK, Italy, South Africa 
Plot summary: 
The true-life story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda. Ten years ago some of the worst atrocities in the history of mankind took place in the country of Rwanda--and in an era of high-speed communication and round the clock news, the events went almost unnoticed by the rest of the world. In only three months, one million people were brutally murdered. In the face of these unspeakable actions, inspired by his love for his family, an ordinary man summons extraordinary courage to save the lives of over a thousand helpless refugees, by granting them shelter in the hotel he manages.

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