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Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: January 31st, 2006

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

Production Co: HDNet

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  • The War Within is dark and somber, adjectives that describe both the film's look and its message. show more

  • Of all the feature films and documentaries to emerge since 9/11, few have been as bold, perceptive or as downright chilling as this thriller. show more

  • 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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