Hotel Rwanda

UK, South Africa, Italy


Ten years ago some of the worst atrocities in the history of mankind took place in the country of Rwanda-and in an era of high-speed communication and round the clock news, the events went almost unnoticed by the rest of the world. In only three months, one million people were brutally murdered. In the face of These unspeakable actions, inspired by his love for his family an ordinary man, Paul Rusesabagina {Don Cheadle), summons extraordinary courage to save the lives of over a thousand helpless refugees, by granting them shelter in the hotel he manages.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Terry George

Written by: Terry George, Keir Pearson

Produced by: Nicolas Meyer, Izidore Codron

Cinematography: Robert Fraisse

Editing: Naomi Geraghty

Original Score: Rupert Gregson-Williams, Andrea Guerra

Cast: Don Cheadle (Paul Rusesabagina), Nick Nolte (Colonel Oliver), Sophie Okonedo (Tatiana Rusesabagina)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Composer 2005
  • Feature Film Selection 2005