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My Son the Fanatic

Synopsis

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r Drama starring
Om Puri , Rachel Griffiths
Bradford taxi driver Parvez, originally from Pakistan, embraces and admires the British way of life. His son Farid is due to marry an English girl, but Parvez is stunned when Farid calls off the wedding, deciding instead to become a strict Muslim.
Director Udayan Prasad (1997, 15)
Digital widescreen Subtitled .. * See Films: pp 60-68 ***

Contributors

Unknown: Om Puri
Unknown: Rachel Griffiths
Director: Udayan Prasad
Parvez: Om Puri
Bettina: Rachel Griffiths
Schitz: Stellan Skarsgard
Farid: Akbar Kurtha
Minoo: Gopi Desai
Fizzy: Harish Patel
The Maulvi: Bhasker Patel
Madelaine: Sarah Jane Potts
Mrs Fingerhut: Judi Jones
Chief Insp Fingerhut: Geoffrey Bateman
Rashid: Omar Salimi
Margot: Rowena King

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