Synopsis

Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire $12.99

Simon Beaufoy

Published by Nick Hern Books

The official tie-in screenplay by the writer of The Full Monty ...

A penniless 18-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai is just one question away from winning the top prize on India's Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

But when the show breaks for the night, he is arrested on suspicion of cheating

In a series of thrilling flashbacks the film tells Jamal's story and reveals how he came to know all the answers ...

In addition to the full screenplay, this volume contains:

A foreword by screenwriter Simon Beaufoy
An introduction by director Danny Boyle
Q&A with Danny Boyle
8 pages of colour stills and production shots
Complete cast and crew credits

" ... funny, shocking, spectacularly turbo-charged... a hugely important film in contemporary cinema" ~ Daily Telegraph

" ... a glorious and great work ... leaves you with a big smile on your face without insulting your brain ... Beaufoy has come up with a clever screenplay ... and what a story!" ~ Sunday Times

Best Film & Best Director, British Independent Film Awards 2008

Best Film, Best Writer & Best Director, BFCA Critics Choice Awards 2008

Best Motion Picture (Drama), Best Screenplay & Best Director, Golden Globe Awards 2009

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