Danny Boyle ("28 Days Later") directed this exhilarating and emotionally powerful Best Picture about an illiterate orphan (Dev Patel) from the slums of India who is on the verge of winning the ultimate prize on a popular TV quiz show. Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irfan Khan.
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