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17 Ratings

My Son the Fanatic

Directed by Udayan Prasad
United Kingdom, 1997
Comedy, Drama, Romance


Parvez, a Pakistani immigrant working as a cab driver in England, feels increasingly estranged from his home life as his marriage begins to crumble and his college-age son (Akbar Kurtha) turns to Islamic fundamentalism.

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My Son the Fanatic Directed by Udayan Prasad

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

2000 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

British Independent Film Awards

1998 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by a British Actress in an Independent Film

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