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iW NEWS | “Slumdog” Closing London Fest

iW NEWS | "Slumdog" Closing London Fest

Danny Boyle‘s “Slumdog Millionaire,” which garnered great buzz this weekend in Telluride and is headed to the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival, will close the 2008 London Film Festival on October 30, 2008. The story of a Mumbai orphan who strives for greatness on the Indian version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” the film was adapted by Simon Beaufoy from the novel “Q and A” by Vikas Swarup. It was produced by Christian Colson and will be released by Fox Searchlight on November 28th in the U.S. The London fest opens on October 15th and the full lineup will be announced next week. [Eugene Hernandez]

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