Two British-born Muslim siblings are drawn in radically different directions after 9/11.

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Sohail Wahid
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Chinna Wodu ...
Jude
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Sabia Iqbal
Adrian Lukis ...
Horne
Shaheen Khan ...
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Riaz Wahid
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Rafiq Wahid
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Adil Mohammed Javed ...
Sajid
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Faisal
Shereen Martineau ...
Laure
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Matloob
Jeff Peterson ...
Chris
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Two British-born Muslim siblings are drawn in radically different directions after 9/11.

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brilliant, thought provoking and politically challenging
29 March 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was greatly impressed with this - it bravely raises issues around racial harmony, integration or persecution that are little examined in contemporary British media.

The plot is suspenseful, if at times a little unbelievable.

The acting is very good, the production and direction artful without overdoing it. Scenes on location overseas very well done.

Overall a very enjoyable, and thought provoking film, which raises difficult political questions for individuals, nations and faiths to think about carefully, but the film reminds us we don't have the luxury of time to ponder these thorny issues, when so many lives hang in the balance day by day.

Well done to all the production staff, and people involved in this project. Goodstuff Channel 4.


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