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The War Within

The War Within

Drama | English | 90 minutes

Company

Magnolia Pictures


Cast & Crew

Director

Joseph Castelo

Producers

Jason Kliot, Joana Vicente, Tom Glynn, Todd Wagner, Mark Cuban

Writers

Ayad Akhtar, Joseph Castelo, Tom Glynn

Cast

Ayad Akhtar, Firdous Bamji, Nandana Sen, Sarita Choudhury, Charles Daniel Sandoval, Varun Sriram, Anjeli Chapman, John Ventimiglia


Synopsis

Hassan, a Pakistani engineering student in Paris, is apprehended by Western intelligence services for suspected terrorist activities. Imprisoned and tortured, Hassan is provoked to action. Following his release, he embarks upon a terrorist mission, surreptitiously entering the US to join a cell based in New York City. What unfolds is a profound human and political drama, as Hassan tries to decide whether or not to carry out his deadly mission.


Completion Year

2005


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