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In the film Hotel Rwanda, the main character changed his own styles just to fit in with the Europeans and think that the Europeans will treat them as if he was a real European. And when times of crisis come along, he finds out

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SBHS Bang Lu Film per. 3 10/9/05 Hotel Rwanda Some people can't resist trying to be someone they really aren't. In the film Hotel Rwanda, the main character changed his own styles just to fit in with the Europeans and think that the Europeans will treat them as if he was a real European. And when times of crisis come along, he finds out that the Europeans have always looked down at them. After that, he understands that what he's been doing was not himself and he changes. Paul Rusesabagina, the main character, works as a manager in a hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. ...read more.

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More and more people were going into the Mille Collines to hide from the Hutus. With high hopes, the Europeans will be sending an intervention force that can help stop the genocide. But when the intervention forces do come, they are only there to escort the foreign nationals back to Europe. There will be no stopping the slaughter. The forces will leave with the foreigners. The U.N. colonel tells Paul that the superpowers and the Europeans think that the Rwandans are dirt and not worth the superpowers to save. The Colonel says that Rwandans are not even African Americans; they are only Africans. From that point on, Paul remembered who he really was, a Hutu, and stopped dressing like he used to and started to dress less formal. ...read more.

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army, Paul was able to help every person in the hotel to safely cross the font line and into the U.N. camp. Paul wasn't entirely wrong about believing in the Europeans because the colonel and the president from Sabena helped him and all the Rwandans till the last minute. But his choice to change from believing only in the Europeans to believing in himself was the right choice, too. If the Europeans didn't want to help any longer, it was up to the Rwandans to save themselves, by letting the people outside of Rwanda understand the tragic that they're going through and hope that those people will understand their need for help and finally send help. ...read more.

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