This is a rich subject for satire and sticking it to political bureaucracy. Screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (127 Hours) has mined Paul Torday's book for delicious nuggets about Western capitalism at war with Muslim culture. show more
If all this sounds like too much whimsy to bear, be forwarned. There is whimsy everywhere. show more
The movie has a hard time wrapping up its love story without feeling forced, however game the cast. Viewers won't be able to say they weren't given what they came for, but they might feel unsatisfied all the same. show more
Movie went on a pretty slow pace. Overall, okay movie. 3/5.
A great movie far different from action & sci-fi movies. One of my favorite movie .