Director: Anthony Maras
122 minutes

Based on true events.

26 November 2008. A wave of devastating terror attacks throughout Mumbai catapult the bustling Indian metropolis into chaos. In the heart of the city’s tourist district, Jihadist terrorists lay siege to the iconic Tag Palace Hotel, whose guests and staff become trapped in a heroic, days-long fight for survival.


Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Adelaide Film Festival, Miami International Film Festival, Bandung Film Festival, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Glasgow Film Festival, Manchester Film Festival, Hull Film Festival, Sedona International Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival, New York Indian Film Festival, Dublin International Film Festival, Cheltenham International Film Festival, Cinequest San Jose Film Festival, SFF Travelling Film Festival.


  • Adelaide Film Festival: Audience Award (Feature)
  • AACTA Awards: Best Editing
  • Australian Cinematographers Society: Cinematographer of the Year Milli Award
  • Australian Cinematographers Society: Golden Tripod Features – Cinema
  • Australian Cinematographers Society: Best Entry (SA & WA)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society: SA & WA Gold Award
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival: Directors to Watch
  • Fantasy Filmfest: Audience Award (Fresh Blood)
  • Bandung Film Festival: Honorable Imported Films
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards: Overlooked Film of the Year


  • AACTA Awards: Best Film
  • AACTA Awards: Best Screenplay, Original or Adapted
  • AACTA Awards: Best Direction
  • AACTA Awards: Best Actress
  • AACTA Awards: Best Actor
  • AACTA Awards: Best Supporting Actress
  • AACTA Awards: Best Cinematography
  • AACTA Awards: Best Original Music Score
  • AACTA Awards: Best Sound
  • AACTA Awards: Best Production Design
  • AACTA Awards: Best Costume Design
  • AACTA Awards: Best Casting
  • Australian Directors Guild Awards: Best Direction in a Feature Film
  • Australian Film Critics Association Awards: Best Film
  • Australian Film Critics Association Awards: Best Actor
  • Australian Film Critics Association Awards: Best Supporting Actress
  • Australian Film Critics Association Awards: Best Screenplay
  • Chlotrudis Awards: Best Editing
  • CinEuphoria Awards: Best Supporting Actor – International Competition
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards: Best Film
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards: Best Director
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards:┬áBest Editor
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards: Best Original Score
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards: Best Screenplay (Original Or Adapted)
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards: Best Actress – Supporting Role
  • Humanitas Prize: Independent Feature Film
  • National Film Awards UK: Best Newcomer

Funding Partners: Screen Australia and Xeitgeist Entertainment Group, in association with the South Australian Film Corporation, Arclight Films, Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund, Double Guess Productions and Screenwest.

Film Type Feature Fiction
Director Anthony Maras
Producer Basil Iwanyk, Gary Hamilton, Mike Gabrawy, Julie Ryan, Andrew Ogilvie, Jomon Thomas
Writer John Collee, Anthony Maras
Cast Armie Hammer, Dev Patel, Nazanin Boniadi, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Anupam Kher, Jason Isaacs