Release Date: November 12th, 2008
DVD Release Date: March 31st, 2009
R|1 hr 56 min
As 18-year-old Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) answers questions on the Indian version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," flashbacks show how he got there. Part of a stable of young thieves after their mother dies, Jamal and his brother, Salim, survive on the streets of Mumbai. Salim finds the life of crime agreeable, but Jamal scrapes by with small jobs until landing a spot on the game show.
Director: Danny Boyle
Genres: Comedy drama
Production Co: Celador Productions, Film 4
Distributors: Fox, Warner Independent, Fox