Hotel Rwanda (DVD video, 2005) [Beloit College]
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Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda

Author: Terry GeorgeA Kitman HoKeir PearsonDon CheadleSophie OkonedoAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, [2005]
Series: MGM DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict.
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Feature films
Historical films
Drama
Fiction films
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
War
Historical
Ethnic
Features
Films de fiction
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives
Films historiques
Teatro
Fiction
Named Person: Paul Rusesabagina; Paul Rusesabagina; Paul Rusesabagina
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry George; A Kitman Ho; Keir Pearson; Don Cheadle; Sophie Okonedo; Joaquin Phoenix; Desmond Dube; David O'Hara; Nick Nolte; Andrea Guerra; Rupert Gregson-Williams; Afro Celt Sound System (Musical group),; United Artists Corporation,; Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm),; Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa,; Miracle Pictures (Firm : Los Angeles, Calif.),; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.,
ISBN: 079286686X 9780792866862 9780792867043 0792867041
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
OCLC Number: 57673690
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: optional audio commentary with Terry George and Paul Rusesabagina, with select commentary by Wyclef Jean; optional audio commentary of select scenes with Don Cheadle; A message for peace : making Hotel Rwanda / produced & directed by Greg Carson (28 min.); Return to Rwanda (15 min.) which follows Rusesabagina as he returns to his native land; theatrical trailer.

Beloit College notes:
Special features: Audio commentary with Terry George, Don Cheadle and Paul Rusesabagina; featurette with cast and crew; "A message for peace": making Hotel Rwanda; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Fraisse ; editor, Naomi Geraghty ; music, Andrea Guerra, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Afro Celt Sound System ; costume designer, Ruy Filipe ; production designers, Tony Burrough, Johnny Breedt.
Cast: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Desmond Dube, David O'Hara, Nick Nolte.
Awards: American Film Institute Fest, 2004: winner, Audience Award for Best Feature Film. / African-American Film Critics Association Awards, 2004: winner, 2nd place in Top 10 Films. / Black Reel Awards, 2005: winner, Best Actress- Drama (Sophie Okonedo). / Humanitas Prize, 2005: winner, Feature Film category.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence, disturbing images and brief strong language.
Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital stereo. surround.
Contents: Special features include: Audio commentary with Terry George, Don Cheadle and Paul Rusesabagina; featurette with cast and crew; "A message for peace": making Hotel Rwanda; theatrical trailer.
Series Title: MGM DVD.
Other Titles: Hotel Rwanda (Motion picture)
Hotel Rwanda (Motion picture).
Responsibility: United Artists presents, in association with Lions Gate Entertainment ; directed by Terry George ; written by Keir Pearson & Terry George ; produced by A. Kitman Ho, Terry George ; a United Kingdom/South Africa/Italy co-production, in association with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa ; a Miracle Pictures [and others] production.
Local System Bib Number:
u243441

Abstract:

Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict.
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