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    The Reluctant Fundamentalist

    Having made a number of movies dealing with cultural identity, Mira Nair was an obvious choice to direct the screen adaptation of Mohsin Hamid’s critically acclaimed novel "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," even though she is Indian and the film is rooted in Pakistan.

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    Review: Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' A Heavy-Handed Look At A Post 9/11 World

    Opening last year’s Venice Film Festival, Mira Nair’s “The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” is an intriguing prospect. The film, an adaptation of the best-selling and acclaimed novel by Mohsin Hamed, had been under the radars of most until its selection, and aside from Kate Hudson, is mostly lacking in th...

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    'The Reluctant Fundamentalist': Mira Nair's Mirror of American-Pakistani Relations

    In a Lahore cafe, the Pakistan-born, Princeton-educated hero of Mira Nair's The Reluctant Fundamentalist tells an American reporter about his reaction to the World Trade Center attacks. Changez (Riz Ahmed) was as horrified as anyone – but at first there was an instinctive smile, simple "awe," ...

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    Short Film Festival Tropfest Announces Move to Brooklyn; Liev Schreiber to Host

    Tropfest New York, the New York-based iteration of Sydney's extremely popular short film festival, has announced today that it will return to the city in 2013 after last year's inaugural U.S.-iteration, this time moving the festival from Manhattan to Brooklyn's Prospect Park and bringing along Liev ...

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    Trailer Watch: Riz Ahmed Stars as the 'Reluctant Fundamentalist' in Mira Nair's Tale of Post-9/11 Paranoia

    Check out the trailer for Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," which opened the 2012 Venice Film Festival and stars Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Liev Shreiber and Keifer Sutherland. Nair ("Monsoon Wedding," "The Namesake") adapted Mohsin Hamid's international bestseller of the same title, a thr...

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    Watch: Toni Collette Reunited With Her 'Muriel's Wedding' Director P.J. Hogan in 'Mental' Trailer

    Here's a look at the latest film from P.J. Hogan, "Mental," starring his "Muriel's Wedding" star Toni Collette.

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    Watch: Liev Schreiber Gives Winston Wolf a Run for His Money in the Trailer for Showtime's 'Ray Donovan'

    While "Masters of Sex," the Michael Sheen/Lizzy Caplan period drama premiering September 29th, may be the glitzier-looking of Showtime's two new dramas, it's Liev Schreiber vehicle "Ray Donovan" that attracted a lot of praise from journalists shown an early cut of the pilot before TCA in January.

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    Watch: First Look Trailer for Showtime's New Dramas 'Masters of Sex' and 'Ray Donovan'

    Showtime has an Emmy-winning, critically acclaimed breakout hit on its hands with "Homeland," and in the new year the premium cable network is preparing to launch two new scripted hour-long series and hoping to replicate that success. The channel's just unveiled a first trailer that in...

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    Doha Tribeca Film Festival: Mira Nair Defends 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist,' Discusses Difficult Journey from Page to Screen

    Director Mira Nair was put in the unusual position of having to defend her film, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', from conflicting suggestions of pro- and anti-American bias at the film's press conference as opening-night film for the 4th Doha Tribeca Film Festival. One regional journalis...

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    Venice Review: Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' A Heavy-Handed Look At A Post 9/11 World

    Opening films at festivals are always worth approaching with a little caution. Normally given out-of-competition slots, it’s often a signal that the films have been selected to bring some starry names, and the attention that goes with them to the red carpet, or to make some kind of mission statement...

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