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THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST  
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Completed - ENGLISH, Other - Thriller - 128 minutes

Log Line

Based on the best-selling novel by Mohsin Hamid, The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a riveting thriller about the story of Changez, a young Pakistani man chasing corporate success on Wall Street in the era of globalisation.







Previous markets

  • Cannes 2012 (Debut)
  • Toronto 2012 (Premiere)
  • AFM 2012 (Screening)
  • Berlin EFM 2013 (Screening)
Full history

Year of production : 2012

Director(s) : Mira NAIR
Writer(s) : Ami BOGHANI, Moshin HAMID, William WHEELER
Cast : Riz AHMED, Kate HUDSON, Liev SCHREIBER, Kiefer SUTHERLAND

Producer(s) : Lydia DEAN PILCHER

Synopsis

Against the intense roar of student demonstrations in the area, Pakistani professor Changez Khan and American Bobby Lincoln share a cup of tea and conversation. The collegial pretense slowly gives way to why the unlikely pair has gathered on a summer day - another professor has been kidnapped by extremists. Changez called CIA agent Bobby to tell his side of the story. Bobby is there to listen, with an agenda of his own. A thriller set against the backdrop of contemporary conflict, The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a riveting, brilliantly unsettling exploration of bias. and the phenomenon of globalization.

Production

Country(ies) : USA, INDIA, TURKEY, PAKISTAN

Start of shooting : September, 2011

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