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Agreed!! I thought it was TOUGH going for the first 10 minutes or so... accents were hard to acclimate to, plot wasn't clear AT ALL. But it was so worthwhile to hang on.

I remember one of the WWTBAM winners being asked how he/she (can't recall) got to the top. The answer was: "They happened to ask me things I knew."

This movie takes that premise and expands on it wonderfully. Showing you HOW Jamal came to know what they asked him.

And -- Stick around the theater for the closing credits. The dance number on the train platform is awesome-cool!
 

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I really liked it -- I had some difficulty understanding the language behind the accents but that was a minor problem. Great movie -- and great dance scene in the end with the closing credits. IMO it well-deserved all its nominations and awards.

 

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Bob and I agree on something??

***thud-d-d-d-d-d-d***
 

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I loved this movie! I saw it and it really depicted India the way I remember it...only I think in reality, sadly, it is even a little bit dirtier than some of those scenes. And of course the actors had beautiful skin, whereas it is difficult to find one person there that doesn't have scars from previous infections or rashes and scabs from current ones.

What a great story though!!!
 
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