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PG-13| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
Paul Rusesabagina (Don Cheadle), a Hutu, manages the Hôtel des Mille Collines and lives a happy life with his Tutsi wife (Sophie Okonedo) and their three children. But when Hutu military forces initiate a campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Tutsi minority, Paul is compelled to allow refugees to take shelter in his hotel. As the U.N. pulls out, Paul must struggle alone to protect the Tutsi refugees in the face of the escalating violence later known as the Rwandan genocide.

Cast: Don Cheadle , Sophie Okonedo , Joaquin Phoenix , Nick Nolte , Desmond Dube , David O'Hara , Fana Mokoena , Mothusi Magano

Director: Terry George

Genres: Drama

Distributor: United Artists

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Release Date: December 22nd, 2004|2 hr. 1 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    George has been criticized for simplifying a complex story into an African "Schindler's List." But despite flaws in execution, this is a film of rare courage and imperishable heart. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An extraordinary and effective film. show more

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    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Emerges as an African version of "Schindler's List." show more

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