Based on the best-selling novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a riveting international thriller. It follows the story of a young Pakistani man, Changez, chasing corporate success on Wall Street, who ultimately finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.
In the vein of The Constant Gardener and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy the film is an electrifying film based on the Booker Prize-shortlisted novel by Mohsin Hamid, which was rated one of the books to define the decade by The Guardian and reached # 4 on the New York Times Best Seller List.
The film is directed by Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake, Vanity Fair) and features a powerful cast including Kate Hudson (The Killer Inside Me, Almost Famous), Riz Ahmed (Black Gold, Four Lions), Kiefer Sutherland (24, Melancholia) and Liev Schreiber (Salt, The Manchurian Candidate).
It premiered as OPENING FILM at VENICE and was selected for a SPECIAL GALA at Toronto International Film Festival.