Welcome to 074 of Choose Film: A Reel Retrospective podcast. It’s time to take a trip through the slums, go 50-50 and phone a friend. We’re discussing Slumdog Millionaire.SynopsisAs 18-year-old Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) answers questions on the Indian version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," flashbacks show how he got there. Part of a stable of young thieves after their mother dies, Jamal and his brother, Salim, survive on the streets of Mumbai. Salim finds the life of crime agreeable, but Jamal scrapes by with small jobs until landing a spot on the game show.Creative RecommendationsShort Film | Balcony https://vimeo.com/328045341Pitch meeting https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9Kq-yEt1iYsbUzNOoIRK0g/aboutShort Film | Coming Of Age https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsj2qMraqJQCharlie’s Bio Charlie is a Glasgow-based filmmaker, who's been making short films and sketches for years. He completed directing and editing duties on the comedy pilot series Dirty Water earlier this year, which is based on John Stuart's stage-play. Currently, he works in the post-production department at IWC Media, home of Location, Location, Location, and many other factual and lifestyle shows. He lives in the southside of Glasgow with his partner-in-chains, Luca.

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