Rent Hotel Rwanda (2004)

4.0 of 5 from 755 ratings
1h 57min
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Synopsis:
Ten years ago some of the worst atrocities in the history of mankind took place in the country of Rwanda and in an era of high-speed communication and round the clock news, the events went almost unnoticed by the rest of the world. In only three months, one million people were brutally murdered. In the face of these unspeakable actions, inspired by his love for his family, an ordinary man summons extraordinary courage to save the lives of over a thousand helpless refugees, by granting them shelter in the hotel he manages.
Actors:
, , , Xolani Mali, , , , , , , , , , Lebo Mashile, , , Kgomotso Seitshohlo, Lerato Mokgotho, Mosa Kaiser, Mathabo Pieterson
Directors:
Writers:
Keir Pearson, Terry George
Studio:
Entertainment In Video
Genres:
British Films, Drama
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
20/06/2005
Run Time:
117 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
BBFC:
Release Date:
Unknown

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Reviews (11) of Hotel Rwanda

Challenging and moving - Hotel Rwanda review by Swambi

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16/08/2006

You wouldn't expect a film depicting clearly the genocide in Rwanda to leave such a good impression - but it certainly did for me, despite my being totally averse to any gratuitous violence. This film was an accurate, and extremely well acted and filmed recreation of the moving story of a man of conscience and faith who saved over a thousand refugees, at great risk to his own life. It shows clearly the unwillinglness of the West to take any action to protect the innocent, despite airlifting troops in to rescue whites. To me it was a damning inditement of the lack of concern for the innocent victims, which we can see being repeated again in places like Darfur. The music is great, and the human interaction keeps you involved right up to the last minute - and without giving too much away, I do like happy endings!

5 out of 6 members found this review helpful.

hearttouching - Hotel Rwanda review by GS

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13/05/2009

i was really griped with the story which as you get into the movie is very heartbreaking watchin the things that really did happen in rwanda.

3 out of 3 members found this review helpful.

Extraordinary film - Hotel Rwanda review by RW

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19/07/2009

Totally gripping throughout. Excellent acting depicts the struggle to survive appalling circumstances, whilst the story itself is clearly told. I found it genuinely frightening.

2 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

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