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Dutch MP plans third Islam film
Dutch MP Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The MP received death threats after the release of "Submission"
The Dutch MP who wrote a controversial film on Islam that led to the murder of director Theo Van Gogh is planning a third instalment.

Somalia-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali said that in the third Submission feature "God himself will answer their questions".

The first film told the story of women who asked for Allah's help after being raped, beaten and forced into marriage.

The sequel focused on homosexuality in Islam, but Ali said that using Allah in part three would be "the hardest part".

"Who could play Allah? Also you need actors that are not afraid to take on the job," she told Dutch weekly De Groene Amsterdammer.

Ms Ali has already said that the director and all the actors in the short films will remain anonymous for their protection.

Death threats

Ms Ali is known for her frank views on Islamic values, and she was heavily criticised by Muslims who were offended by the first film.

The MP and Van Gogh, a distant relative of painter Vincent van Gogh, both received death threats and the director was killed by a Muslim radical, just two months after the film was shown on national TV.

Mohammed Bouyeri, who is now serving a life sentence, shot and stabbed Van Gogh as he cycled through Amsterdam in 2004. He claimed he acted out of religious conviction.

It sparked a number of reprisal attacks in the Muslim community in The Netherlands, and Ms Ali was forced into hiding after his murder.

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