Upon returning with them, he finds his receptionist Gregoire occupying the Presidential suite threatening to rat them out if he is put back to work.
More evacuees arrive at the hotel from the overburdened UN refugee camp, the Red Cross, and various orphanages, among which Tatiana desperately searches for her brother, sister-in-law, and two nieces.
In the early 1990s, Hutu extremists within Rwanda's political elite blamed the entire Tutsi minority population for the country's economic and political problems.
Tutsi civilians were also accused of supporting a Tutsi-dominated rebel group, the Rwandan Patriotic Front. Hutu extremists belonging to the Interahamwe militia launched plans to destroy the entire Tutsi civilian population.
The Blu-ray Disc edition of the film, featuring special documentaries along with selected scenes and audio commentary, was released in the United States on .
The film was nominated for multiple awards, including Oscar nominations for Best Actor (Cheadle), Best Supporting Actress (Okonedo), and Best Original Screenplay.
Hotel Rwanda is a 2004 drama film directed by Terry George.
It was adapted from a screenplay co-written by George and Keir Pearson, and stars Don Cheadle and Sophie Okonedo as hotelier Paul Rusesabagina and his wife Tatiana.
Tutsi and people suspected of being Tutsi were killed in their homes and as they tried to flee the country.
It is estimated that some 200,000 people participated in the perpetration of the Rwandan genocide.