The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Original Name: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Genre: Thriller

Language: English

IMDb Rating: 6.6

Release Date: 3 May 2013


The Reluctant Fundamental is a moving, poignant portrait of man betwixt two worlds, both of which demand his allegiance, and a cause thrust upon him in the advent of the unseemly face of American patriotism after 9/11 and the Bush administrations’ disastrous excursions to the Middle East. Riz Ahmed gainly carries his performance with both charm and sizzling charisma; bringing forth a truly multi-layered character who is made more palpable with every word and gesture. One of the most beautifully shot films in a long time. Definitely worth a look for something a bit different. Compelling story with strong acting from all.

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