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Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

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Budget : $17.5 mn
Box Office : $33.9 mn

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Hotel Rwanda is one of those rare movies which beautifully hits the nail right on the head, leaving you with a feeling of guilt and shame. It's based on the true life story of Paul Rusesabagina, the general manager of Hôtel des Mille Collines and how he saves 1,200 Tutsi refugees from the massacre at the hands of Hutus ,in 1994, who form the majority of the population in the nation.

The film successfully transports us to the war hit city of Kigali. One cannot help but feel pity for the Tutsis who are mercilessly butchered by the oppressive Hutu regime, following the controversial assassination of the then President of Rwanda, Juvénal Habyarimana, as he is about to sign a peace...

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