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R| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
A Pakistani (Ayad Akhtar) stays in the home of his longtime friend (Firdous Bamji) while planning a terrorist attack in New York.

Cast: Ayad Akhtar , Firdous Bamji , Nandana Sen , Sarita Choudhury , Charles Daniel Sandoval , Varun Sriram ,

Director: Joseph Castelo

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

The War Within (2005)

Release Date: September 30th, 2005|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Tries too hard to be even-handed. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Despite an admirable effort to explore topical concerns, both director and actor are obviously overwhelmed by the immensity of the subject matter. show more

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Does a fairly good job of laying out the basic political motives behind Islamic terrorism. Unfortunately, as a drama, it has its narrative peak in the middle and quickly runs out of story afterward. show more

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