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    Once again, director, Danny Boyle has combined drama and crime with a pinch of romance and created a British film called Slumdog Millionaire. The film is written by Simon Beaufoy and produced by Christian Colson. The movie is yet another example of rags-to-riches, it is about a Muslim boy named Jamal Malik, who grew up on the streets of Mumbai, India with his older brother Salim Malik, as they lost their mother in an anti-Muslim riot. Jamal and Salim met a little pretty girl of their age called Latika, who also lost her family in terror. Young Jamal fell in love with her, however, his brother Salim did not like her. Jamal, Salim, and Latika were manipulated by a child trafficker called Maman; they were forced to beg on streets by acting as they have lost their arms or eyes. As soon as they realized that they were in the wrong hands, they ran for…

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    poorest areas of Mumbai. Who has been most affected by the global economic and political practices set in motion by European colonialism. In Slumdog Millionaire, Jamal can be seen as having a loss of identity. Jamal works in a call center a set example of a globalized service where he even has a phone conversation with a customer in the UK (the country that oppressed India for generations) when asked if he is from abroad, Jamal uses a fake accents and answers that he is in fact from the UK and…

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    Slumdog Millionaire (2008) directed by Danny Boyle, and City of God (2002) directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund are both critically acclaimed films that have won multiple awards and changed the scope of the cinematic world. These films are similar in that they follow storylines set in incredibly poor areas of the world-the Juhu slums in Mumbai, and the housing projects outside Rio de Janeiro- and follow the protagonist’s escape from their desolate communities. However, while both films…

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    Children grow up protected from harm by their parents. The closest one was ever close to danger, was when one scraped their knees or had the flu; but imagine a life where the least dangerous activity to do was play on a tarmac with planes flying towards one and the most dangerous being in the middle of a war. This is the life of a child who grows up in the slums of Mumbai, India. Slumdog Millionaire is a British Drama film directed by Danny Boyle and written by Simon Beaufoy in 2008. Slumdog…

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    you and you 're left powerless? You could then be compared like the characters in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, taking place in the Great Depression. It is a short, but thoughtful novel which takes on a journey through-out the lives of two best friends- George Milton and Lennie Smalls, working for some money to achieve their dream. Though, they are not your average pair; Lennie has a mental disability which makes him act similar to a child, and George as the responsible parent. Or you…

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    Slumdog Millionaire, a movie by Danny Boyle, set in Mumbai, tells the story of Jamal Malik, a contestant on India’s version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’. Jamal was born in the slums of Mumbai with little education and was on his way to win the grand prize on the game show. Whilst on the show, he is suspected of cheating but little do his accusers know that Jamal’s life experience provides him with essential clues to answer each question. The movie alternates between flashbacks from Jamal’s…

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    A majority of people who have read and then watched Slumdog Millionaire, would concur that the author and director took very different takes on the same main idea. Vikas Swarup, the author of Slumdog Millionaire, told the story of 18 year old Ram Mohammad Thomas. He was swiftly arrested on the account of cheating on the game show “Who Will Win a Billion”. Ram then had to recount his life story to prove how he knew all of the answers. The director, Danny Boyle, had taken the book Slumdog…

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    Looking Slumdog Millionaire Through Good and Evil In Reading Lessons, Scott Carpenter states “Structuralism is a multifaceted group of theories with varied and disparate goals” (27), explaining it is a collection of many theories and patterns which are not actually focus on a single goal but can be studied from any point of view. Structuralism doesn’t study the original purpose of creator but focus in the structure of the text or movie. Carpenter illustrates that “just because an author meant…

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    Slumdog Millionaire In the Academy Award winning film Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, Boyle constantly used flashbacks to tell the story. In this film the main character, Jamal Malik (Dev Patel), was on the game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire. The show was made to be very difficult so that nobody would win. When Jamal continuously got the correct answers, the men running the game show claimed that he was cheating. The film began to flash back and forth between three different…

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    In the introductory part of the three books firstly the White tiger this is the novel which aims in the provision of a darkly humorous perspective of the India’s class struggle in a globalized world as told through a contemplating narration from the Balram Halwai, a village boy, whereas the book death and the maiden is a 1994 mystery in which drama film was directed by the Roman Polanski and starring Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley and Stuart Wilson and lastly the movie slumdog millionaire is…

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