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).
Left a message for you at work.
Jamal Malik: There was no message.
Older Salim: I definitely left a mess...
Jamal Malik: There was no message! There was no message! THERE WAS NO MESSAGE!
Jamal Malik: I will never forgive you!
Older Salim: I know.
When the American couple gives money to a freshly-beaten Jamal, the husband is wearing his wedding ring in the European fashion, on his right hand, rather than the left.
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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