A Lahore-born London Police Commander deals with personal issues and investigates the shooting death of a fellow-Muslim.

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Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of Scotland Yard. On the other hand, Tariq - a British citizen is himself a suspect in the eyes of his boss, despite his long service in the Scotland Yard. Written by Anonymous

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Is it a crime to be a Muslim?

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »

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22 August 2008 (UK)  »

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£3,950,000 (estimated)

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£61,533 (UK) (22 August 2008)
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I paid a pound - and I want it back.
15 June 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I'm failing to understand how anybody could give this more than three or four stars. Everything about it reeks of ITV drama; the entire premise has been simplified to a ridiculous point and the presence of serious budget restrictions are hard to ignore. Anyone who has complemented the soundtrack should get their ears checked, along with the rapid scene changes it just adds to the undue sense of melodrama.

I was going to give one star but the performances of the lead characters deserve more than that. However the supporting cast are just shocking - although I feel a lot of this is due to the unnatural dialogue in the script.

How this ever made it onto the big screen is beyond me.


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