IU CINEMA: "Slumdog Millionaire"
Based on the Indian novel Q & A by Vikas Swarup, Slumdog Millionaire follows a nonlinear story line of a poor and young Indian contestant, Jamal Malik (Dev Patel), participating on the television show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” Before Jamal can answer the final question for 20 million rupees, he is arrested on the grounds of cheating. As he tells his life story, each chapter gives clues to how he got this far. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire won eight Academy Awards®, including Best Cinematography, Best Director, and Best Director. In English, Hindi, and French with English subtitles. Programmed by IU Cinema House Manager Gabe Donnelly. (2K DCP Presentation)