The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Mira Nair (Salaam Bombay! Monsoon Wedding) returns with a moving, tragically convincing adaptation of Mohsin Hamid's acclaimed novel. A young Pakistani man living in New York suffers an identity crisis following the attacks of September 11th, 2001. Questioning his life on Wall Street, and with the American woman he loves, he follows a very different path when he moves back to Lahore, where a meeting with a journalist sets the stage for an exploration of uncertainty and prejudice in the post-9/11 world. Featuring excellent performances from Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, and Liev Schreiber, this is drama at its most involving.
Electric Cinema | Sunday 10 March, 14.30.