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Starring Don Cheadle, Nick Nolte, Joaquin Phoenix, Desmond Dube
Directed by Terry George
Writers:  Kier Pearson, Terry George

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Once you find out what happened in Rwanda, you'll never forget. OscarÂ(r) nominee* Don Cheadle (Traffic) gives "the performance of his career in this extraordinarily powerful" (The Hollywood Reporter) and moving true story of one man's brave stance against savagery during the 1994 Rwandan conflict. Sophie Okonedo (Dirty Pretty Things) co-stars as the loving wife who challenges a good man to become a great man. As his country descends into madness, five-star-hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina (Cheadle) sets out to save his family. But when he sees that theworld will not intervene in the massacre of minority Tutsis, he finds the courage to open his hotelto more than 1,200 refugees. Now, with a rabid militia at the gates, he must use his well-honed grace, flattery and cunning to protect his guests from certain death. *2004: Actor, Hotel Rwanda
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CastDon Cheadle, Nick Nolte, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Jean Reno, Leleti Khumalo, Mothusi Magano, Desmond Dube
Genre:  Drama, History, War
Release Date:  December 22, 2004
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
Runtime:  121 minutes
Studio:  United Artists, Lionsgate Films, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
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review by . March 26, 2009
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Hope Against All Odds
"Until the philosophy, which holds one race superior and another inferior, is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war. And until there are no longer first-class nor second-class citizens of any nation, until the color of a man's skin is of no more significance than the color of his eyes, I've got to say, ‘War!' And until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard to race, there is war. And until that day, the dream of lasting peace, …
review by . November 12, 2008
Hotel Rwanda
In 1994 one of the most brutal acts of civil war occurred in Rwanda, Africa. It was genocide on the most horrific scale of our lifetimes, rivaled only by Hitler's regime in the 1930's. Hotel Rwanda is the true story of one man, hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina, who managed to harbor 1,268 refugees inside the upscale hotel he managed until he could find a way to bring them all to safety behind the Tutsi rebel lines.     Though a peace treaty between the Hutu's and the Tutsi's was …
review by . November 17, 2008
"The Kite Runner" may be the best book I have read in recent history, and without a doubt, "Hotel Rwanda" wins the corresponding prize for movies. Unable to believe the senseless violence and slaughter of innocents, my eyes opened wider and wider as the movie progressed, until at some point, the tears could not be held back any longer.     Don Cheadle aces a career making role as Paul Rusesabagina, the quiet, understated hotel manager of a five star hotel in Kigali, Rwanda, who …
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