Hotel Rwanda (2004) (C)
"One of the most inspirational films I've ever seen."
Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper and the Movies.
Don Cheadle gives "the performance of a lifetime" (Los Angeles Times) in this "profoundly affecting" (Houston Chronicle) true story of one man's brave stance against savagery during the 1994 Rwandan conflict.
When a hotel manager (Cheadle) sees that the world will not intervene in the massacre of minority Tutsis, he finds the courage to open his hotel to over 1,200 refugees.
Now, with a rabid militia at the gates, he has only his wits and words to help keep them alive for another hour... another day... -- (C) MGM Home Entertainment, 2004, UK/USA/Italy/South Africa/Canada.
Starring Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Nick Nolte.
Directed by Terry George.
Winner of the AGF People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Based on a true story.
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