dishonest poverty tourism from the gaze of a man whose country colonized India. obfuscates the origins of Indian poverty. on a related note, Boyle in an interview about this movie said that "capitalism must expand to survive" and suggested more movies should be filmed in Mumbai to be exotic
Uplifting movie from one of the worst ghettos in the world. It manage to make death, torture, abuse, prostitution and organ stealing into a fairy tale with happy ending. Utterly charming child actors steal the show and sometimes one need a story that could only happen on film making us survive the most depressing situations that happen in our world.
Sound is a key component of this movie that cannot be overlooked. The intensity of much of Jamal's childhood is heightened when juxtaposing events like when he had to get his brother to get his eyes gauged out and the silence of that scene, or when his brother held him at gunpoint with the intensity of the auditorium erupting with clapping and cheering when Jamal he gets a question correct result in an intense film
Jadi ingat, waktu SD pernah dapat nilai ulangan bhs. Inggris 100. Saya anak bodoh yang tidak mungkin bisa dapat nilai sempurna. Saya bisa menjawab semua pertanyaan itu, karena sering main harvest moon. Guru saya seperti tidak terima dengan alasan itu, seperti halnya karakter antagonis dalam film ini :)) So delightful!
This is one of the most delightful films Danny Boyle ever made and received a well deserved Oscar for this very touching film. This is the kind of shit that usually wins Oscars but it just has a certain flair to it that makes it feel like something special. Plus the music is fucking great too.