My Son the Fanatic Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for My Son the Fanatic the Movie

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Pakistani immigrant Parvez (Puri) has been driving a cab in Bradford, England and trying to fit in his new country for 25 years. He ekes out a living driving prostitutes around town, which leads to a relationship with hooker Bettina (Griffiths). His working-class life is disrupted when Parvez realizes his son, Farid (Kurtha) is exploring his cultural roots by turning to Islamic fundamentalism. Moral and religious tensions lead to a climactic conflict between father and son.

Distribution

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL: http://www.bvhe.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 86 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Cabbies, Dads, Oldest Profession, Islam
Screenplay
Hanif Kureishi
Cast
Om Puri, Rachel Griffiths, Stellan Skarsgard, Akbar Kurtha
Cinematography
Alan Almond
Director
Udayan Prasad
Music
Stephen Warbeck
Producer
BBC Films

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