• Hotel Mumbai

    Directed by ​Anthony Maras
    Australia | 125 minutes | World Cinema Now

Anthony Maras’s gripping retelling of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai that culminated in the siege of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel features a cross section of workers and guests scrambling to survive.


January 14, 2019 1:30 PM   Tickets not available
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film synopsis

A gripping retelling of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai that culminated in the four-day siege of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Anthony Maras’s ultrarealistic debut feature gives us a cross section of workers and hotel guests scrambling to survive. Among the diverse group are Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire) as a kitchen server with a new baby and wife at home watching the events unfold on TV; Armie Hammer and Nazanin Boniadi as a couple whose child is in danger many floors above; Anupam Kher, who plays the hotel chef doubling as the leader of an internal resistance group; and Jason Isaacs as a Russian businessman caught up in the mayhem. As Maras weaves these and other individual narratives — taken from hours of interviews Maras and screenwriter John Collee conducted with survivors — into a masterful tapestry, the horrors of the event are made visceral while the heroism of those who fought back comes to the fore.

film details

Country: Australia
Year: 2018
Running Time: 125 minutes
Language: in English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Marathi, Greek, Russian, Arabic, Persian with English subtitles
Director: ​Anthony Maras
Producers: Basil Iwanyk, Gary Hamilton, Mike Gabrawy, Julie Ryan, Andrew Ogilvie, Jomon Thomas
Principal Cast: Armie Hammer, Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Jason Isaacs, Tilda Cobham-Hervey
Primary Company: Bleecker Street
Cinematographers: Nick Remy Matthews
Editor: Peter McNulty, Anthony Maras
Music: Volker Bertelmann
Screenwriter: Anthony Maras, John Collee
Website: https://bleeckerstreetmedia.com/hotelmumbai

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