Fiction amid Fact

Re "The Art of Darkness" [Feb. 4]: Zero Dark Thirty, with a production budget estimated at $40 million, was directed in a splendid manner and depicts the events that led to the death of Osama bin Laden in a realistic sequence. But the movie is full of demographic errors about Pakistani society: Pakistanis speak Urdu, English and other regional languages and not Arabic; Pakistani men do not go around wearing 17th and 18th century headgear in markets; and the list goes on. The large viewership of a violent movie — as a source of entertainment — is a major...

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