Starring: Sarita Choudhury, Mike McGlone, Ajay Naidu, John Ventimiglia, Robert Martin Carroll, Jeff Ward, Manny Siverio, Per Melita, Nandana Sen, Aasif Mandvi, David Connolly, Roy Farfel, David Bishins, Kamal Marayati, Firdous Bamji, Angel Desai, Charles Daniel Sandoval, Goli Samii, Samrat Chakrabarti, Ayad Akhtar, Varun Sriram, Anjeli Chapman, Wayman Ezell, James Rana, Chritopher Castelo, Christine Commesso, John Zibell, Joseph Ascolese, Douglas Paretti, Michael Balsely, Glenn Pike, Vanessa Landino, Deep
The war on terror has an unusual effect on one man in this independent drama. Hassan (Ayad Akhtar) was an engineering student from Pakistan who, while studying in Paris, was one of several Pakistani students arrested by intelligence officers on suspicion of participating in international terrorist activities. Hassan was innocent of any crimes, but it took him hours to convince the authorities of this. By the time Hassan was released, his attitude about the West had begun to change, and in time he began to identify with the terrorists with whom he had been unwittingly associated. Hassan then renounces his old life, joins a radical group, and illegally slips into the United States with the aim of staging a major terrorist action in New York City. Hassan comes to stay with an old friend, Sayeed (Firdous Bamji), and his family; Hassan has told Sayeed and his wife (Sarita Choudhury) that he's come to New York in search of a job, but in time Sayeed suspects his friend has a different agenda in mind. The War Within was screened as part of the 2005 Toronto Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide.
Feature audio commentary by writer/director Joseph Castelo and writer/actor Ayad Akhtar.
|Studio Name:||Magnolia Home Entertainment|
|Blu-ray Release Date:||04/07/2009|
|Run Time (in minutes):||93 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||DTS, Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.2|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.4|
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