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The War Within, 2005

The War Within
Directed by: Joseph Castelo
Written by: Ayad Akhtar
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  90 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The War Within can be described as tense, disturbing, and suspenseful. The plot revolves around a government agency, terrorism, and hopes. The main genre is drama. In approach, The War Within is serious and realistic. It is located in Paris and New York. It takes place in contemporary times.

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This searing, controversial, and thought-provoking drama examines the motives and emotions behind terrorism.... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 13 September 2005
Runtime: 90 min

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Ayad Akhtar Ayad Akhtar As Hassan
Firdous Bamji Firdous Bamji As Sayeed Choudhury
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Entertainment Weekly
The War Within plays effectively off our voyeurism, yet it has such a cloistered, American-eyed view of the nightmare of terrorism that I kept searching for the profound explanation beneath its piecemeal ones.
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Of all the feature films and documentaries to emerge since 9/11, few have been as bold, perceptive or as downright chilling as this thriller.
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Actions have reactions. The American populace would like to believe that terrorism is some sort of twisted singularity unrelated and unconnected with anything prior. They'd like to believe that terrorists are acting out of sheer hatred and malice...
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