Taj Mahal

Synopsis: One evening, while her parents go out for dinner, 18-year-old Louise, alone in her hotel room at Taj Mahal Mumbai, hears strange noises out in the corridor. Within minutes, she realises that a terrorist attack is underway. Her only connection to the outside world is her cell phone, which allows her to remain contact with her father
Genre: Thriller
91 min

This film is based on

a true story.

However, some characters,

scenes and dialogue...

...are not derived

from actual events.

That's the last one. Hold it.

It will itch a day or two.

Going for long?

Yes, two years.

To Bombay?

My parents will be working

and I'll study photography.

First time in India?

For me, yes!

Taj Mahal Hotel,

November 2008

- Good morning.

- Good morning, sir.

I think we have a reservation

under the BSFWB company.

We moved you to another room, sir.

I'm sure you will enjoy your stay.

- They changed our room.

- Why?

Your passport, please.

I don't know.

That's your room sir.

That's television, we have

twenty four hour room service.

It's too big, it's huge.

We have the view for

the Gateway of India.

That's your bathroom.

And now, that's your

other room, sir.

And so say. It's too much.

Sir, is everything fine?

Do you have any questions ?

I need to be able to smoke.

Do the windows open?

Is it possible to open the windows?

It's always closed madam. You have

the air conditioned in every room.

How can I smoke?

You have to ask the knob;

downstairs, at the desk.

- The Knob?

- Handle.

The window handle.

Yeah. Yes sir. Otherwise,

it's always closed.

That's your keys sir.

- Thank you.

- Thank you sir and have a good day.

Thank you.

Here, your key.

I'm having a shower.

Hey hey, do you wanna come

for a drink? In a nice place.

- No. No.

- No? Please. Let's go.

Excuse me. Which country?

- It's a nice place, nice music.

- You want a beer?

No, no, no, no, no, no.

Very good place. Very good spot.

With a nice club here.

No, no, no, no, no, no.


- How are you?

- Good flight?

A bit jet- lagged.

- Sbastien.

- Pierre.

A top engineer I brought along.


- A drink?

- Yes, no ice.

- Started work?

- Of course.

So how long will you stay?

Two years.

We need to adapt.

No, it's up to them to adapt.

You're already bringing

your skills.

Please. Please, one more.

We were at a very bad party

with very stupid french people.

Your English is awful.

Very stupid. Useless.

Yes okay,

my english is bad especially...

...when I speak

with Indian people.

- I'm French you know.

- She's gone. We've lost her.

What is it?

They laugh all the time.

I don't know why. You know why?

Oh. You've got to take

a picture of this! The river. Gone.

No, no, no, no, no. Mom!

Just let me know. Just let me know.

Now we go to Haji Ali Mosque.


- Yes?

- Room service madam.

- Good evening madam.

- Good evening.

Oh no. I like to look.


- Have a good evening madam.

- Thank you. You too.

We need Pierre there too.

Not before tomorrow.

I can't decide that now.

Oh sorry. The Lob is

this way miss. Please.

Do you need anything miss?

No, I'm ok, thank you.

Reception. Okay.

Oh. Let me check.

- Okay mam.

- Thank you.

You welcome.

- Can I see that thing?

- This one?

Thank you.


Where are you?


You didn't need to buy a phone.

It wasn't expensive, I promise.


What if things don't

work out at school?

- If I don't fit in?

- Just wait and see.

Don't freak out.

Louise, you have time

to make mistake.

That will be okay.


Sh.t, where is it?

Pain in the .ss.

Got the handle?


- Sorry, I didn't hear you.

- Try knocking.

What do you want?

- The handle.

- It's over there on the table.

No, the other one.

Hold onto it now. OK?


November 26, 2008

Yes, of course.

No, I understand.

Okay. I call you back.

Tiresome news.


The landlord's sick so we can't

move in for two more days.

I'm sick of it!

We're all sick of it.

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