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Artistic License: False appeal of a feelgood flick

Last weekend, my sister and I brought my mother to the cinema to see the film Slumdog Millionaire. We’d discussed going to other films – The Reader, Frost/ Nixon - but I’d already seen them and I knew that, with subject matters ranging from Nixon to

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
31st January, 2009

Last weekend, my sister and I brought my mother to the cinema to see the film Slumdog Millionaire. We’d discussed going to other films – The Reader, Frost/ Nixon - but I’d already seen them and I knew that, with subject matters ranging from Nixon to Nazi war crimes, they didn’t exactly fit into the light, uplifting and entertaining category we were after for our lazy Sunday afternoon at the cinema....

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