R | | Drama
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
The first Best Cinematography Oscar winner to be predominantly shot in digital. This is also the first Best Picture Oscar winner since 1928 not to be shot on Kodak film (35mm segments were filmed on Fuji stocks).
If it wasn't for Rama and Allah, I'd still have a mother.
In the room where Latika is dancing, when Jamal and Salim come to free her and Maman shows up with his tough guys, a boom mic operator can be seen in the mirror in several shots.
Several of the cast perform a traditional Bollywood song and dance number set in a train station over the end credits.
English, Hindi, French
$360,018 (USA) (16 November 2008)
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