Indeed, "Slumdog" is used as the latest example of attacks on Western ideas or symbols of Western culture. Truthfully, Slumdog Millionaire is popular because the cinematic world was ready for a fairy tale.
However, that does not mean that you cannot talk about existing poverty too. However they prefer cities because of better economic opportunities. You have accepted that India is not all slums.
And why should he? Many cooperative societies work together with grassroots associations to provide residents with essential services such as basic healthcare, schooling and waste disposal, and tackle difficult issues such as child abuse and violence against women. The DRP requires private developers to provide small flats of about sq.
Denying the presence of such things would be like saying the United States is a rich country, thus, there is no poverty here. In the storytelling, the movie excels. Like I have stated, Indian poverty is not a taboo subject that no one is supposed to address.
But then you concede my point. Fox Searchlight PicturesWarner Bros. Although, in general, conditions can be improved.
This is a place of evil and decay; of a raw, chaotic tribalism. But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating.
However there are different kind of movie. It was all spent on medicines to help me fight TB. Amitabh Bachchan[ edit ] One of the first celebrities to discuss the film was Bollywood superstar  Amitabh Bachchan from whom young Jamal eagerly seeks an autograph shortly after the beginning of the film and who was the original presenter for Kaun Banega Crorepatithe Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
It is the quintessential fantasy of a rags-to-riches story that rings close to home for many who wish to live a life with less difficulties even if only financially.
However that is not the issue of this debate. High Context Communication The film depicts cultural bias but the message that is communicated is high context communication because it is understood between both parties.
Naturally there is crime also. However, his resourcefulness and street smarts helped him to adapt to his ever challenging environment and navigate his way through his very difficult life. You can become happy and fulfilled by being truthful and loyal.
The movie would be widely panned and laughed out of theatres. In the movie the police constantly abused and tramatised the slumdogs. His children have filed a complaint about the incorrect portrayal. This is the real story of slums in India - hard issues ignored by the movie in favor of crime.
Everyone who was higher in the caste system had the right to abuse you, simply because you were a slumdog.“Slumdog Millionaire”, a film set in the Twenty-first century of modern day India, is a great case for the Cultural and Economic Globalization theory.
This movie has at its core a western influence and a quest for freedom through economic empowerment (capitalism), utilizing the love of western culture and modern technology. Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor Ayush, Mahesh Khedekar, Tanay Chheda, Rubina Ali, Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala Distributor, United Kingdom: Pathe Pictures United States/Canada: Fox Searchlight PicturesWarner Bros.
Pictures Australia: Icon Film Distrubution. If you were a pretty girl from the slumdog community you could be used to entertain men for money (prostitution, belly-dancing, singing, etc.). In the Indian culture, generally the age threshold for womanhood is much younger than it is in the western culture.
It is ironic that "Slumdog", for all its righteousness of tone, shares with many Indian political and social elites a profoundly dehumanizing view of those who live and work within the country's slums.
The troubling policy implications of this perspective are unmistakeably mirrored by the film.
Cultural Issues: “Slumdog Millionaire”, a film set in the Twenty-first century of modern day India, is a great case for the Cultural and Economic Globalization theory. This movie has at its core a western influence and a quest for freedom through economic empowerment (capitalism), utilizing the love of western culture and modern technology.
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