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Crossing Cultures In 'Slumdog Millionaire'

Slumdog Millionaire, the latest from Trainspotting director Danny Boyle, follows an uneducated Indian youth who hits the jackpot on the Hindi version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

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David Edelstein is a film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film for CBS Sunday Morning. He has also written film criticism for the Village Voice, The New York Post, and Rolling Stone, and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times' Arts & Leisure section.