Toronto Deals: IFC Snaps Up Rights to 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

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IFC Films has nabbed North American rights to Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," snagging one of the hottest titles at the Toronto Film Festival. The film from the director of "The Namesake" follows a story of a young Pakistani man who is torn between corporate riches on Wall Street and Islamic radicalism. It is based on a novel by Mohsin Hamid and stars Kate Hudson Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland and Riz Ahmed. Reviews have been mixed with critics praising the film's willingness to tackle big ideas while complaining it doesn't quite pull
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