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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Riz Ahmed
Kate Hudson
Liev Schreiber
Directors
Mira Nair
Screenwriters
William Wheeler
Running Time
130 minutes

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
The American nightmare


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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Plot
A young Princeton grad (Ahmed) starts a promising career on Wall Street when 9/11 brings its turmoil to his life. Returning to his homeland as a lecturer, his suspected ties with a terrorist organisation leads Liev Schreiber's journalist to his door.


Verdict
Ahmed excels and the set-up is compelling but ultimately this is middle rank stuff from the Monsoon Wedding director.


Reviewed by Damon Wise

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