Red Alert: The War Within
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'Red Alert: The War Within' is based on the true story of Narasimha (Suniel Shetty), a poor farm labourer who desperately needs money to fund the education of his children. To earn his way, he finds himself in the midst of the Naxalite movement, forced to make difficult, and morally questionable, choices. At first, he starts as a mere cook for the terrorist group. Before too long, he graduates to weapons training, shootouts and kidnappings. A good, kind man trying to earn for his family, Narasimha finds himself in a position he had never bargained for; a man left with no choices. The… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film, much of it set in a rebel camp in Andhra Pradesh, seems torn between two storytelling modes: episodic with a documentary flavor and action-driven pulp. It makes a hash of both."
‑ Rachel Saltz, New York Times
"Even charismatic star Suniel Shetty can't generate interest or excitement in this earnest drama of India's internal conflict with the Maoist "Naxalite" movement."
‑ Frank Lovece, Film Journal International
"Broadly uses the universality of melodramatic emotions to overwhelm specifically set moral and violent battles."
‑ Nora Lee Mandel, Film-Forward.com
"Despite obvious constraints from Indian censors, this movie provides a glimmer of insight into a powerful guerrilla movement sweeping the country's most impoverished regions in a real life version of Avatar."
‑ Louis Proyect, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Red Alert overtly hammers away ideas about corrupt bureaucracy squashing the little man."
‑ Adam Keleman, Slant Magazine
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