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The Infidel

When north London Muslim Mahmud's mother dies, he discovers from his birth certificate that he is adopted - and Jewish. With his son poised to marry the daughter of a hardline Islamic cleric, now is not the perfect time for Mahmud to have a crisis of faith. But then he meets an American Jewish cabbie and begs him to show him how to be a proper Jew, with disastrous results.

Release date:

1 hour, 38 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 Jul 2015 23:20

The Infidel review on Front Row

Listen to Mark Eccleston review The Infidel, a film written by David Baddiel about a Muslim man who discovers he's actually Jewish.

Hear the review on the BBC Radio 4 site


Role Contributor
MahmudOmid Djalili
LennyRichard Schiff
SaamiyaArchie Panjabi
RashidAmit Shah
Arshad El MasriYigal Naor
MunaMina Anwar
Gary PageJames Floyd
MontyDavid Schneider
RabbiMatt Lucas
JulieTracy-Ann Oberman
Mrs KeyesMiranda Hart
SharifBhasker Patel
DirectorJosh Appignanesi
WriterDavid Baddiel

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