“Four Lions” is a satirical comedy film directed by Chris Morris, which was released in 2010. The film follows a group of British Muslim men who are planning a suicide bombing attack in London.
The main characters include Omar, a charismatic but conflicted leader of the group; Waj, a gullible and easily led member; Barry, a white convert to Islam with extremist views; Faisal, a bumbling and naive member; and Hassan, a reluctant member who has second thoughts about the plan.
The film uses humor to examine the motivations and beliefs of the characters, as well as the absurdity and tragedy of their actions. It also explores the broader issues of terrorism and extremism in contemporary society, and the complex relationship between Islam and the West.
While the film was controversial upon its release, it received critical acclaim for its daring approach to a sensitive subject matter. It has been praised for its sharp writing, dark humor, and powerful performances from the cast.
Duration: 97 min.