Last updated on August 8, 2020
Hotel Rwanda (2004) Movie, is a United States Biography, Drama, History film directed by Terry George, and written by Keir Pearson and Terry George. This film features the following stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix.
Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
Hotel Rwanda (2004) Movie
1994. In Rwanda, the classification of the native population into Hutus and Tutsis, arbitrarily done by the colonial Belgians, is now ingrained within Rwandan mentality despite the Rwandan independence.
Despite the Belgians having placed the Tutsis in a higher position during the Belgian rule, they have placed the majority Hutus in power after independence. Paul Rusesabagina, a Hutu married to a Tutsi, Tatiana Rusesabagina, is the House Manager of the Hotel Des Milles Collines in Kigali.
The Milles Collines, owned by Sabena (the national airline of Belgium), is a four-star hotel catering primarily to wealthy white westerners.
Paul, who knows how to work the system to run the hotel effectively for its guests and for Sabena, is proud that most of the Caucasians who he meets in this professional capacity treat him with respect.
After a specific incident, the relative calm between the Tutsi guerrillas and government-backed Hutu militia takes a turn. Paul’s thought that the native .
Hotel Rwanda (2004) Movie Cast
Donald Frank Cheadle Jr. is an American actor, author, director, producer and writer. Following early roles in Hamburger Hill, and as the gangster “Rocket” in the film Colors, Cheadle built his career in the 1990s with roles in Devil in a Blue Dress, Rosewood, and Boogie Nights.
Okonedo CBE is a British film, theatre and television actress. She began her film career in the British coming-of-age drama Young Soul Rebels before appearing in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls and Stephen Frears’s Dirty Pretty Things.
Joaquin Rafael Phoenix
Phoenix is an American actor, environmentalist, animal rights activist and producer. He has received numerous awards and nominations, including an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. As a child, Phoenix started acting in television with his brother River and sister Summer.
Hotel Rwanda Movie User Review
In my geography class we watched this film and I saw all the deaths and all the dead people in the film I was so sad to see all those people get killed and kidnapped.
Some of the scenes made me cry but the movie was great, I know that this is based on a true story but the movie got more interesting and I really want to watch it again.