Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Director: Mira Nair, Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Schreiber

Cast: Mira Nair, Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Schreiber

     
 

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Mohsin Hamid's international best-seller concerning a Pakistani Princeton graduate whose life is forever altered by the 9/11 terrorist attacks arrives on the screen courtesy of celebrated filmmaker Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, Salaam Bombay

Overview

Mohsin Hamid's international best-seller concerning a Pakistani Princeton graduate whose life is forever altered by the 9/11 terrorist attacks arrives on the screen courtesy of celebrated filmmaker Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, Salaam Bombay!). Changez Khan (Riz Ahmed) was a bright Wall Street business analyst working under the influential Jim Cross (Kiefer Sutherland) when two passenger jets brought down the World Trade Center as he watched in horror. His American Dream shattered alongside his future with the radiant Erica (Kate Hudson), Khan is suddenly branded an enemy in the land he called home. The humiliation of being wrongfully arrested, profiled, and interrogated soon drives Khan back to his family in Pakistan. There, Khan's eloquence and charisma make him a natural leader among the anti-American student population, but a potential threat in the eyes of the U.S. government. Years later, American journalist Bobby Lincoln (Liev Schreiber) tracks down Khan in Lahore to interview him about a foreign professor who has been abducted by extremists, and threatened with execution. Recognizing the danger to his family, and well aware that Lincoln has a hidden agenda, the man who slowly became the victim of his own cruel fate recounts the story of his profound and unexpected transformation, and the devastating repercussions it threatens to have on everything he holds sacred. Martin Donovan and Om Puri also star.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/27/2013
UPC:
0030306191096
Original Release:
2012
Rating:
R
Source:
Ifc Independent Film
Region Code:
A
Time:
2:10:00
Sales rank:
68,807

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Making Of; Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Riz Ahmed Changez
Kate Hudson Erica
Liev Schreiber Bobby Lincoln
Kiefer Sutherland Jim Cross
Om Puri Abu
Shabana Azmi Ammi
Martin Donovan Ludlow Cooper
Nelsan Ellis Wainwright
Haluk Bilginer Nazmi Kemal
Meesha Shafi Bina
Imaad Shah Sameer
Chris Smith Mike Rizzo
Ashwath Bhatt Junaid
Sarah Quinn Clea
Chandrachur Singh Bandy Uncle
Adil Hussain Mustafa Fazil
Ali Sethi Ahmed
Deepti Datt Amreh
Gary Richardson Anse Rainier
Sonya Jehan Nadia
Golam Sarwar Harun Ranting South Asian Man
Rohan Gupta Rahim
Claire Lamont June Davis
Victor Slezak Maxell Underwood
Ismail Bashey Pak-Punjab Deli Customer
Mahmood Mamdani Pak-Punjab Deli Customer
Taylor St. Claire Cable Company Manager
Roy McCrery Agent Ford
Clayton Landey Agent Jackson
Mark Oliver Immigration Officer
James Sutton Airport Security
Jamie Moore Cable Company Worker
Vince Canlas Kenzaburo
Yinka Adeboyeku NYPD Officer
Amuche Nigerian Merchant
Cody Parker Herman
Kuldeep Lulla Lahori Boy in Mercedes
Daksh Vashisht Bobby's Shooter
Charu Shankar Lovely Girl at Wedding
Javed Basu Kesselman Pakistani Bond

Technical Credits
Mira Nair Director
Shimit Amin Editor
Michael Andrews Score Composer
Udayan Baijal Asst. Director
Russell Barnes Art Director
Arjun Bhasin Costumes/Costume Designer
Timothy Bird Asst. Director
Ami Boghani Co-producer,Original Story
Michael Carlin Production Designer
Mark Cornish Sound Mixer
Mary H. Ellis Sound Mixer
Hani Farsi Executive Producer
Susie Figgis Casting
Kaushik Guha Production Manager
Mohsin Hamid Original Story
Anadil Hossain Co-producer
Shakhabat Hussain Special Effects Supervisor
Mehreen Jabbar Casting
Tracy Kilpatrick Casting
Nicole LeBlanc Art Director
Courtney Lee-Mitchell Associate Producer
Christine McKeever Associate Producer
Lydia Dean Pilcher Producer
Declan Quinn Cinematographer
Shanker Raman Camera Operator
Vivek Sachidanand Sound Mixer
Nandini Shrikent Casting
Robin Sweet Co-producer
Cindy Tolan Casting
William Wheeler Screenwriter

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