Hotel Rwanda

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

When the world closed its eyes, he opened his arms.

  • Genre: Drama, History, War
  • Release Date: 2004-03-04
  • User Rating: 7.719/10 from 2340 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 1min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Lions Gate Films
  • Production Country: Italy, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America
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Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his hotel in attempt to save their lives.

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    Writing Terry George Screenplay
    Directing Terry George Director
    Production Terry George Producer
    Writing Terry George Author
    Writing Keir Pearson Screenplay
    Writing Keir Pearson Author
    Production Keir Pearson Co-Executive Producer
    Production Izidore Codron Co-Executive Producer
    Sound Rupert Gregson-Williams Original Music Composer
    Camera Robert Fraisse Director of Photography
    Editing Naomi Geraghty Editor
    Production A. Kitman Ho Producer
    Production A. Kitman Ho Unit Production Manager
    Directing A. Kitman Ho Second Unit Director
    Sound Martin Russell Original Music Composer
    Production Moonyeenn Lee Casting
    Production Richard Pagano Casting
    Art Johnny Breedt Production Design
    Art Tony Burrough Production Design
    Sound Tom Johnson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Andie Derrick Foley Artist
    Sound Peter Burgis Foley Artist
    Sound Andrea Guerra Original Music Composer
    Costume & Make-Up Tania Brooke Makeup Artist
    Production Sarah Trevis Casting
    Production Luigi Musini Co-Producer
    Production Brendan Donnison Casting
    Production Duncan Reid Executive Producer
    Production Martin Katz Executive Producer
    Production Hal Sadoff Executive Producer
    Art Emma MacDevitt Art Direction
    Crew Alistair Hopkins Post Production Supervisor
    Directing Alex Oakley Second Assistant Director
    Directing Lionel Steketee First Assistant Director
    Costume & Make-Up Ruy Filipe Costume Design
    Sound Andy Kennedy Sound Effects Editor
    Production Roberto Cicutto Executive Producer
    Production Paula Jalfon Unit Production Manager
    Production Sally French Line Producer
    Camera Vincent G. Cox Camera Operator
    Crew Graham Press Stunt Coordinator
    Sound Nigel Stone Dialogue Editor
    Directing Lisa Vick Script Supervisor
    Sound Doug Cooper Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Mark Paterson Foley Mixer
    Sound John Midgley Production Sound Mixer
    Sound Nick Lowe ADR Editor
    Sound Michael Connell Music Editor
    Sound Paul Carr Foley Mixer
    Editing Kenny Becker Color Timer
    Camera Kevin Jewison "A" Camera Operator
    Production Bridget Pickering Co-Producer
    Sound Mike Wood Foley Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Suzanne Belcher Makeup Department Head
    Sound Conor Mackey ADR Editor
    Sound June Prinz Boom Operator
    Production Vanessa Baker Casting
    Production Belinda Kruger Casting Associate
    Camera Blid Alsbirk Still Photographer
    Editing Nicci Van Niekerk Assistant Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Suzanne Stokes-Munton Hair Department Head
    Production Elaine Burt Production Coordinator
    Crew David Mahlangu Special Effects Coordinator
    Visual Effects Gavin Meadon Special Effects Supervisor
    Camera Charl Phyfer Key Grip
    Sound David Sutton Boom Operator
    Lighting Bruce Thomas Chief Lighting Technician
    Production Francesco Melzi d'Eril Executive Producer
    Production Alistair Thompson Production Accountant
    Production Jane Trower First Assistant Accountant
    Production Nicolas Meyer Co-Executive Producer
    Production Sam Bhembe Executive Producer
    Camera Deon Vermeulen Steadicam Operator
    Camera Deon Vermeulen "B" Camera Operator