Listen Movie Maven: 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'
May 3, 2013 Stephanie Curtis reviews a new film from director Mira Nair ('Monsoon Wedding', 'The Namesake').
MPR's Movie Maven, Stephanie Curtis, joins Steve Seel and Jill Riley to review The Reluctant Fundamentalist, a new film from director Mira Nair. A narrative that explores the immigrant experience of a Pakistani man in the years prior to and following 9/11, The Reluctant Fundamentalist stars Riz Ahmed, Kiefer Sutherland, Kate Hudson, Om Puri and Liev Schreiber. The film is rated R and is screening at the Lagoon in Minneapolis.
In addition to the review, Stephanie, Steve and Jill discuss Nair's previous work, specifically Monsoon Wedding and The Namesake. They also talk about Iron Man 3.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist, official trailer:
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Monsoon Wedding, official trailer:
Iron Man 3, official trailer:
MPR's Movie Maven, Stephanie Curtis, joins The Current's Morning Show to talk about films every Friday at 8:30 a.m.
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