Hotel Rwanda [videorecording] / United Artists presents, in association with Lions Gate Entertainment ; directed by Terry George ; written by Keir Pearson & Terry George ; produced by A. Kitman Ho, Terry George ; a United Kingdom/South Africa/Italy co-production, in association with the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa ; a Miracle Pictures ... [et al.] production.
Publisher: [United States] : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, c2005.
Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Rusesabagina, Paul, 1955- Drama.
Hotelkeepers Rwanda Drama.
Genocide Rwanda Drama.
Tutsi (African people) Crimes against Rwanda Drama.
Rwanda History Civil War, 1994 Atrocities Drama.
Feature films Great Britain.
Feature films South Africa.
Feature films Italy.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Fraisse ; editor, Naomi Geraghty ; music, Andrea Guerra, Rupert Gregson-Williams, Afro Celt Sound System ; costume designer, Ruy Filipe ; production designers, Tony Burrough, Johnny Breedt.
Performers: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Desmond Dube, David O'Hara, Cara Seymour, Fana Mokoena, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Tony Kgoroge, Mosa Kaiser.
Notes: English or French dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: optional audio commentary with Terry George Paul Rusesabagina, with select commentary by Wyclef Jean; optional audio commentary of select scenes with Don Cheadle; A message for peace : making Hotel Rwanda / produced & directed by Greg Carson (28 min.); Return to Rwanda (15 min.) which follows Rusesabagina as he returns to his native land; theatrical trailer.
Summary: Based on the true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star-hotel manager who uses his wits and persuasion in striving to save more than 1,200 Tutsis and Hutus from being massacred by the Interahamwe militia during the 1994 Rwandan conflict.