09 January, 2009

Simon Beaufoy, "Slumdog Millionaire", article & interviews

The Guardian:

"Two weeks ago, two years after first visiting Mumbai, I watched the news footage of the terrorist attacks. A city that for me had become almost a fairytale character in a film had suddenly become prey to depressing reality. At VT station, where the director Danny Boyle staged the brazenly uplifting dance number that ends Slumdog Millionaire, lie lumps on the platform. Luggage and dead bodies. I suddenly wondered if we hadn't been seduced by the wonders of the city and made a rather naive film."

Article in full

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Interviews

Chicago Tribune

The Times

Coming Soon.net

Movie City News

Daily Telegraph

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