The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Year

2013

Duration

125 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

With a flashy Wall Street job, and substantial wages, Changez seems set for a successful career. However, following the September 11th terror attacks, he finds life difficult as a young Muslim man in America. He also begins to question the ethics of his work in the finance sector. After losing his job, he travels to Pakistan and becomes an influential academic and activist, explaining his belief that US business practices are damaging to other countries' economies. Changez narrates his story to a western journalist who may have hidden motives. The bold and sweeping drama is based Mohsin Hamid's 2007 Booker-Prize shortlisted novel.

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15 Classification

Contains strong language

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