Paul Rusesabagina, a Hutu, manages the Hôtel des Mille Collines and lives a happy life with his Tutsi wife and their three children. But when conflict breaks out between Hutu and 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.
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May 05, 2007 The filmmakers want to respect history and not exploit it as so much slasher movie fodder.Read in Source
August 17, 2010 potentially fantastic material...unfortunately, [Terry] George's attempt is too mired in movie-of-the-week sensibilities...to do any justice to its subject matterRead in Source
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July 14, 2007 The film belongs to Don Cheadle as Paul and, not surprisingly, he walks away with it.Read in Source
January 07, 2005 The almost forgotten but all too real African genocide documented in Hotel Rwanda hits us as suddenly and as hard as it does Paul Rusesabagina, the accidental hero played so masterfully by Don Cheadle.Read in Source
April 16, 2009 Don Cheadle gives a beautifully restrained tour de force performance as a singular voice of reason at the epicenter of writer/director Terry George's depiction of Rwanda's outbreak of genocide in 1994 when Hutu militias slaughtered one million Tutsis withRead in Source
June 24, 2006 There's a tidiness and sense of convenience in the film's stock characterisations and button-pushing plotting that detracts from its impact. The film doesn't just contrive to contain the slaughter, but also its own anger.Read in Source
January 07, 2005 The great strength of Hotel Rwanda is that it's not about superhuman heroism but simply about human decency.Read in Source
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December 07, 2007 This is a solid film, but it is the truth that holds the power, not the direction.Read in Source
September 24, 2010 Like "Schindler's List," "Hotel Rwanda" shows how the madness of genocide and war converted one man's context of wealth and success from capitalism to humanitarianism. Don Cheadle honors Paul Rusesabagina by tapping his brave face and internal rage.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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