The Reluctant Fundamentalist Synopsis
A journalist interviews a Princeton-educated Pakistani man in an attempt to thwart the execution of a kidnapped professor.
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Mira Nair's finesses adds depth, understanding and humanity that the novel lacks

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One of few movies currently out that's actually worth a trip to the cinemas. Mira Nair's surgical detailing and finesses adds depth, understanding and humanity that the novel lacks. The audience may...

EXCELLENT FILM ABOUT THE RADICALIZATION OF A PAKISTANI LIVING THE AMERICAN DREAM AFTER 9/11!

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Based on the 2007 novel by Moshin Hamid, directed by Mira Nair, far exceeded the limited and problematic boundaries of the book; blatant honesty informs intelligent characters: flawed, wounded,...

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Initially I was skeptical about this movie. But it was a pleasant surprise. The brilliant performance of Riz Ahmed and the twists and turns in the plot kept me captivated till the very end. It...

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Rated R | For Language, some violence and brief sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Powerful, edgy, but overlong film about search for identity.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF