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 (12.5%) ahead of France being the second largest contributor with 6243 troops. Till date, Pakistan is among the top contributors of UN Peacekeeping 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 ...
Colonel Oliver, a Canadian, uses very American pronunciations and intonations for words which are said differently in Canada. E.g., pronouncing lieutenant as "lootenant" rather than the Canadian "leftenant".
The producers wish to thank the people of Alexandra and Thembisa, Johannesburg, S.A.
$100,091 (USA) (26 December 2004)
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