Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
The Reluctant Fundamentalist


Changez, a Princeton graduate from Pakistan, succeeds on Wall Street, thriving in his adopted city. But in the wake of 9/11, Changez finds his position in his adopted city suddenly overturned and his relationships tested. His involvement with pro-Pakistan demonstrations are called into question as is his connection to a possibly extremist student. After another attack, Changez's link to the student implicates him indirectly to the group responsible, and he is forced to decide on a country, a way of life, and where he belongs.
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05/02/2013
Changez Khan (Riz Ahmed) is chasing the American Dream, and he has it within reach: Summa cum laude from Princeton, where the eager, energetic Pakistani was on full scholarship, he's been recruited by a Wall Street firm whose boss (a slick, sharky Kiefer Sutherland) is impressed with Changez's acuity for numbers, his ability to see the forest and the trees. » Read more

MPAA rating:
R
for language, some violence and brief sexuality
Cast:
Shabana Azmi; Haluk Bilginer; Martin Donovan; Nelsan Ellis; Kate Hudson; Kiefer Sutherland; Liev Schreiber; Christopher Nicholas Smith; Riz Ahmed; Om Puri
Directed by:
Mira Nair
Genre:
Suspense, Thriller
Running time:
02:08
Release date:
2013
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