Summary: Set in the years following 9/11, The Reluctant Fundamentalist follows a young Pakistani man, Changez, chasing corporate success on Wall Street. Living in the suspicious, terrorism-altered Western world, he ultimately finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family’s homeland.
Australian Cinema Release Date: 23rd May, 2013
Australian DVD Release Date: TBA
Director: Mira Nair
Screenwriter: Ami Boghani, Mohsin Hamid, Rutvik Oza, William Wheeler
Cast: Riz Ahmed (Changez), Shabana Azmi (Ammi), Ashwath Bhatt (Junaid), Haluk Bilginer (Nazmi Kemal), Vince Canlas (Kenzaburo), Deepti Datt (Amreh), Martin Donovan (Ludlow Cooper), Nelsan Ellis (Wainwright), Rohan Gupta (Rahim), Kate Hudson (Erica), Adil Hussain (Mustafa Fazil), Liam Ireson (Chris), Sonya Jehan (Nadia), Clayton Landey (Agent Jackson), Om Puri (Abu), Claire Roberts Lamont (June Davis), Rory McCreray (Agent Ford), Cody W. Parker (Herman), Sarah Quinn (Clea), Gary Richardson (Anse Rainier), Liev Schreiber (Bobby Lincoln), Ali Sethi (Ahmed), Meesha Shafi (Bina), Imaad Shah (Sameer), Victor Slezak (Maxwell Underwood), Chris Smith (Mike Rizzo), Kiefer Sutherland (Jim Cross)
Runtime: 126 mins
SUBCULTURE MEDIA/THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW REVIEWS/RATINGS OF ‘THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST’:
Please check Greg’s review of ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ that is available on www.filmreviews.net.au
Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist′: Check Episode #33 (available late on 23rd May) of our The Good The Bad The Ugly Podcast for a more in-depth review of ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’.