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The War Within (2005)

 -  Drama  -  30 September 2005 (USA)
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A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.

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Hassan
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Sayeed Choudhury
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Duri Choudhury
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Farida S. Choudhury
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Khalid
Varun Sriram ...
Ali S. Choudhury
Anjeli Chapman ...
Rasheeda S. Choudhury
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Gabe
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Mike O'Reilly (as Mike McGlone)
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Abdul
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Naved
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Imam
Wayman Ezell ...
Izzy
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Saudi Man
Christopher Castelo ...
Steven
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Sayeed Choudhury was born Pakistan but has immigrated to the U.S.A., where he now lives in New York with his wife, Farida; a school-going daughter, Rasheeda; a school-going son, Ali; and unmarried sister, Duri. One morning Farida hears a knock on the door, Ali opens it and there is Sayeed's childhood friend, Hassan, who is welcomed with open arms by the family. Hassan informs them that he is going to be hired soon in the States and he is invited to spend a few days with the Choudhury family. Duri, who has a Caucasian boyfriend, Mike, is also thrilled to meet Hassan and openly shows her attraction to him. Ali also takes an instant liking to Hassan, and is taught the true values of Islam, and when one Muslim hurts, then the pain is felt by Muslims worldwide. Sayeed is quite content with the American way of life and feels secure and comfortable especially when he sees Germans, Jews, Muslims, Catholics, and non-believers living in harmony and doing business with each other. Sayeed will ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Rated R for violent images, some language and nudity | See all certifications »
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$7,540 (USA) (30 September 2005)

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$73,789 (USA) (28 October 2005)
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A wonderful, truthful movie

This will probably not reach a wide audience. A pity: it's one of the best films I have ever seen, with superb acting & direction. The subject is uncomfortable: it portrays those who inner lives are neither respected or investigated with any depth. But in this movie, you know you are watching the pain & rage of the dispossessed. At every stage, your interest is held & the cinematography is astonishing. I have never seen New York so well depicted, both the beauty & the squalor.It is also a tense & exciting thriller, the story is gripping. I have never heard of any of the people involved. I note the star is a co-writer. Clearly, these are people to look out for. Please go with an open mind-the film will enrich you-and might make you change your mind. For once, a film that is intellectually gripping.BRAVO.


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