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A Prophet

Drama
2h 30m 2009FranceAvailable until 30 November 2021
MA15+
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A Prophet
2h 30m

A vulnerable young Arabic man gets thrust into a hellish prison, and ironically discovers greater opportunities for success than he ever possessed on the outside. When Malik, a petty criminal, is incarcerated for six years, he is soon co-opted by a brutal Corsican gang to join their criminal activities. He quickly finds he has no other choice than to cooperate. Nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2010.

languages:
French
directors:
Jacques Audiard
cast:
Niels Arestrup, Tahar Rahim
advice:
Violence, Sexual references and/or sex scenes, Coarse language