The ‘Reluctant Fundamentalist‘ premiered last night as part of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival at The ‘Tribeca Performing Arts Center’ in NYC. In attendance were the film’s cast including Kate Hudson, Riz Ahmed & Kiefer Sutherland. It’s the latest film by NY-based director Mira Nair, who’s behind popular titles like “Monsoon Wedding,” “Vanity Fair,” and “The Namesake.” Unfortunately for Mira, the film is getting canned, if judge by various reviews at Rotten Tomatoes & Meta Critic.
Anyway, here’s some plot action:
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Changez, a Princeton graduate from Pakistan, succeeds on Wall Street, thriving in his adopted city. But in the wake of September 11, Changez finds his position in his adopted city suddenly overturned and his relationships tested. His involvement with pro-Pakistan demonstrations are called into question as is his connection to a possibly extremist student. After another attack, Changez’s link to the student implicates him indirectly to the group responsible. A thriller unfolds as Changez is forced to choose – a country, a way of life, where he belongs. Source