PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
At around 1h 10 mins of the movie, UN Peacekeeping Troops were shown with Pakistani flag bands on their arms. In 1994, Pakistan was by far the largest contributor to the UN Peacekeeping force with contribution of 9210 troops out of 73210 total force... ...
When people ask me, good listeners, why do I hate all the Tutsi, I say, "Read our history." The Tutsi were collaborators for the Belgian colonists, they stole our Hutu land, they whipped us. Now they have come back, these Tutsi rebels. They are ...
The shoulder rank insignia of the Canadian Army Colonel in charge of the UN contingent is incorrect: The rank badge should include the word "CANADA" at the outside edge of the epaulet. He is also shown wearing shoulder board insignia which is more typical of a naval officer (Captain) instead of a Colonel in the Canadian Army, which is a crown and two pips (diamonds). He should have shoulder-mark insignia that slips over the shoulder straps.
The producers wish to thank the people of Alexandra and Thembisa, Johannesburg, S.A.
$100,091 (USA) (24 December 2004)
$23,472,900 (USA) (15 April 2005)
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