[cert 15, 120 mins]

British actor Dev Patel (from Channel 4s Skins) plays Jamal Malik, an eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India’s ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?’ Arrested on suspicion of cheating, he tells the police the incredible story of his life on the streets, and of the girl he loved and lost. But what is a kid with no interest in money doing on the show? And how is it he knows all the answers?

Director:Danny Boyle

Starring:Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal

Level:AS, A2, KS4

Subjects:Citizenship, English, Film Studies, Media Studies