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The Infidel

When north London Muslim Mahmud's mother dies, he discovers that he is adopted - and Jewish. An American Jewish cabbie teaches him how to be a proper Jew, with disastrous results.

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.

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.

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Credits

Role Contributor
Mahmud Omid Djalili
Lenny Richard Schiff
Saamiya Archie Panjabi
Rashid Amit Shah
Arshad El Masri Yigal Naor
Muna Mina Anwar
Gary Page James Floyd
Monty David Schneider
Rabbi Matt Lucas
Julie Tracy-Ann Oberman
Mrs Keyes Miranda Hart
Sharif Bhasker Patel
Director Josh Appignanesi
Writer David Baddiel

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