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.
Nick Nolte's character (Col. Oliver) is modeled in part on Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire, the Canadian commanding officer of the UN Peacekeeping mission in that country who attempted to interfere with the Rwandan Genocide despite his superiors' indifference to the atrocity. ... ...
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 ...
When Paul Rusesabagina and Tatiana Rusesabagina are embracing on the roof, Tatiana wraps her left arm around Paul's back and behind his right shoulder but in the next shot her left arm is pulled in tight against Paul's chest.
Part of the profits from this film shall go to The Rwandese Survivors Fund.
$100,091 (USA) (26 December 2004)
$23,472,900 (USA) (17 April 2005)
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