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A Prophet 2009

  • Jacques Audiard
  • August 26, 2009
  • 155 mins
  • French
  • Crime, Drama
Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of a group of Corsicans who enforce their rule in the prison. As the 'missions' go by, he toughens himself and wins the confidence of the Corsican group.


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Re-watching. Such a beautiful drama.

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A Prophet was bad. I didn't care in the slightest what happened to anybody at all in the movie, except for maybe a combined twenty minutes of its very bloated runtime.

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Don't miss this movie. Took me by complete surprise!

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