A Prophet


A Prophet
This multi-award winning French movie is set in a prison. A young Arab arrives, and is ordered by the local Corsican crime boss to kill another Arab. Once this is done, the two men start becoming closer, but exactly who is running the game? In French language with English subtitles.

152 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Violence).
Crime, Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

If I ever get out of here...
If I ever get out of here...

Credits

Cast
Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Hichem Yacoubi, Reda Kateb, Jean-Philippe Ricci, Gilles Cohen
Director
Jacques Audiard
ScreenplayThomas Bidegain, Jacques Audiard, based on the screenplay by Abdel Raouf Dafri, Nicolas Peufaillit
MusicAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyStephane Fontaine
EditingJuliette Welfling
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2009
Produced byA consortium of European companies

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAction, drama
LanguageStrong and frequent
NudityModerate, in sexual and non-sexual context
SexA couple of pretty strongly implied scenes
ViolenceModerate to strong, frequent, bloody
PrejudiceMild
BlasphemyInfrequent
Drug abuseTobacco use and references to drugs, fairly often
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
20
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson quote iconA Prophet is admirably ruthless about achieving its ends.
15
Rolling Stone
Peter Travers quote iconDirector Jacques Audiard scores a triumph of the highest order with the defiant poetry of his vision. A Prophet is a new crime classic.
20
Metacritic.com
28 critics
18
Rottentomatoes critics
120 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconFeaturing an impressive star turn by newcomer Tahar Rahim, A Prophet is a French gangster film filled with arresting, immediate details.
19

What the People say

Internet
8618 Netizens quote iconExcellent tough & rough prison gangster film
16

Average .. 89%

18

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