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The Infidel

The Infidel


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A successful Muslim businessman is lax in observing his faith, but still believes. His world is turned upside down when he learns he was adopted. To make matters worse, his birth mother was Jewish! And his name is actually Solly Shimshillewitz! As he tumbles into a full-scale identity crisis, a true comedy of religious errors unfolds as he seeks to regain his Jewish roots.


104 minutes, No persons under 16 (Language)
Comedy.

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Credits
Cast
Omid Djalili, Richard Schiff, Archie Panjabi, Matt Lucas, Yigal Naor
Director
Josh Appignanesi
ScreenplayDavid Baddiel
MusicErran Baron Cohen
CinematographyNatasha Braier
EditingKim Gaster
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2010
Produced byMet Film Production, Met Film, Slingshot Productions

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama, comedy
LanguageModerate to strong, frequent
NudityBrief, mild
SexSome sexual innuendo. Very, very brief humping scene.
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceSome prejudicial comments and activities, mild to moderate. Sends out messages of anti-prejudice.
BlasphemyFairly frequent profanity.
Drug abuseAlcohol abuse.
CommentsThis movie sends out a strong message, in a lighthearted way, that prejudice on account of religion is pointless.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarZane Henry5
Die BurgerLaetitia Pople quote icon 10
Cape Times quote icon 5
International Media
eye Weekly (Canada)Adam Steel quote icon 5
Metacritic.com6 critics11
RottenTomatoes.com21 critics12
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer12
IMDB853 Netizens quote icon 12
Average .. 45%9


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