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My Son the Fanatic (1997)

R
87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.
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Hanif Kureishi (short story)
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$38,399
Gross (US & Canada)
$417,683
Gross (World)
$417,683
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Release date
Oct 1998 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Om Puri
Parvez Parvez   See fewer
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Rachel Griffiths
Bettina / Sandra Bettina / Sandra   See fewer
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Gopi Desai
Minoo Minoo   See fewer
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Sarah-Jane Potts
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Judi Jones
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Geoffrey Bateman
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Bernard Wrigley
Drunk man Drunk man   See fewer
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Moya Brady
Druggy prostitute Druggy prostitute   See fewer
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Badi Uzzaman
Man in mosque Man in mosque   See fewer
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Andy Devine
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Shiv Grewal
Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Marc Anwar
Rashid (as Omar Salimi) Rashid (as Omar Salimi)   See fewer
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Bhasker Patel
Maulvi Maulvi   See fewer
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Dev Sagoo
Taxi controller Taxi controller   See fewer
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Rowena King
Margot Margot   See fewer
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Olwen May
Prostitute Prostitute   See fewer
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Alison Burrows
Prostitute Prostitute   See fewer
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Parvez Qadir
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Shekhar Bassi
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7 / 10 | 1,518 votes