Slumdog Millionaire
Director: Danny Boyle. Cast: Dev Patel, Madhur Mittal, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Tanay Chheda, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Rubina Ali, Irrfan Khan, Saurabh Shukla. Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy (based on the novel Q&A by Swarup).




Photo © 2008 Celador Films/Film4/Fox Searchlight Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. D+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Danny Boyle
Best Adapted Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy
Best Cinematography: Anthony Dod Mantle
Best Film Editing: Chris Dickens
Best Original Score: A.R. Rahman
Best Original Song: "Jai Ho"
Best Original Song: "O Saya"
Best Sound: Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke, and Resul Pookutty
Best Sound Effects: Tom Sayers

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Director: Danny Boyle
Best Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy
Best Original Score: A.R. Rahman

Other Awards:
Toronto Film Festival: Audience Award
Directors Guild of America: Best Director
Producers Guild of America: Best Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Ensemble Cast
Writers Guild of America: Best Adapted Screenplay
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Cinematography
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Director; Best Original Score
National Society of Film Critics: Best Cinematography
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best Picture (tie); Best Film Editing
National Board of Review: Best Picture; Best Adapted Screenplay (tie); Breakthrough Performance, Male (Patel)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Picture; Best Director; Best Adapted Screenplay; Best Cinematography; Best Film Editing; Best Original Score; Best Sound
Chicago International Film Festival: Audience Award

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