Saturday, April 4, 2009

Movie Trailer Script: Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British film directed by Danny Boyle, written by Simon Beaufoy, and co-directed in India by Loveleen Tandan.

It is an adaptation of the Boeke Prize-winning and Commonwealth Writers' Prize-nominated novel Q & A (2005) by Indian author and diplomat Vikas Swarup.

On 22 February 2009 the film won eight out of ten Academy Awards it was nominated for, including the Best Picture and Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay,

Best Cinematography, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, and Best Original Song (two songs were nominated from the film; "Jai Ho" won the award), losing only Best Sound Editing to The Dark Knight.

It is only the eighth film ever to win eight Academy Awards. The film also won all four of the Golden Globe Awards it was nominated for, including Best Drama Film; five of the six Critics' Choice Awards for which it was nominated; and seven of the eleven BAFTA Awards for which it was nominated, including Best Film.

From Danny Boyle, director of Trainspotting and 28 Days Later, comes the story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life.

With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?"

Trailer Script

Welcome to "Who want to be a millionnair"!
Jamal Malik is one question away from winning 20 million rupees.

A. How did he do it?
B. He chated
C. He's a genius
D. It is destiny.

Are you ready?

Every moment of his life...is a clue to the answers

Are you nervous?

Every question brings hime close.

It's the right answer!

..to his one true love.

Come on!

Doctors, lawyers never get beyound 16000 rupees.
He's on 10 million.
What can a slumdog possibly know?

I went on the show because I thought she'd be watching. She's my destiny.

A soaring, crowed-pleasing fantasy that's a tale of unswerving love, Joe Morgenstem, The Wall Street Journal"

A buoyant hymn to life and a movie to celebrate" - Richard Colrliss, Hime
Explodes with anrrative force, wrapping in a poignant romance" Goger Ebert, Chicago Sun-times.


Slumdog Millionaire


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