A Prophet

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Crime
  • Release year: 2009
  • Running time: 155 min
Nineteen year-old Malik (Tahar Rahim) is condemned to six years in prison. Arriving in jail friendless and alone with no-one to protect him, he soon finds himself drawn into the brutal violence and gang warfare of daily prison life. read more
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Nineteen year-old Malik (Tahar Rahim) is condemned to six years in prison. Arriving in jail friendless and alone with no-one to protect him, he soon finds himself drawn into the brutal violence and gang warfare of daily prison life. Taken under the wing of a powerful boss, Malik is initiated into the criminal ranks. Once on the outside, he is entrusted with more and more important missions. But Malik is brave and a fast learner and secretly has his own plans that don't involve taking orders from anyone else.

Original Release

02/10/2009

US Release

02/26/2010

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Cast

Directors

Jacques Audiard

Writers

Jacques Audiard, Abdel Raouf Dafri, Nicolas Peufaillit, Thomas Bidegain

Cast

Niels Arestrup César Luciani
Tahar Rahim Malik El Djebena
Reda Kateb Jordi
Hichem Yacoubi Reyeb
Jean-Philippe Ricci Vettori
Adel Bencherif Ryad
Gilles Cohen Prof
Antoine Basler Pilicci
Foued Nassah Antaro
Jean-Emmanuel Pagni Santi
Leila Bekhti Djamila
Rabah Loucif L'avocat de Malik / Malik's Lawyer
Farid Larbi Musulman couloir
Guillaume Verdier Michka
Karim Leklou Musulman couloir
Slimane Dazi Lattrache
Gilles Bellomi Gardien
Hakim Sid Le chimique / Shoes racket
Christophe Aquillon (as Chris Aquilon)
Salem Kali Prisonnier rebelle

Producers

Editors

Juliette Welfling

2010Golden GlobeBest Foreign Language Film Nominated
2010OscarBest Foreign Language Film of the Year Nominated
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