First Night: The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Venice Film Festival

Article written by Geoffrey Macnab (see the original source here). 

“Mira Nair’s film (which opened the Festival) isn’t one you could imagine being backed by a Hollywood studio. Adapted from the 2007 novella by Mohsin Hamid, it is a rarity – a biggish budget drama with international stars in which the Americans are shown in the wake of 9/11 as violent, racist, intolerant of outsiders and quick to assign blame.

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