A Prophet

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A Prophet (2009)

R 155 min - Crime, Drama - 26 augustus 2009
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Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena 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.

Director:  Jacques Audiard
Stars:  Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Hichem Yacoubi, Reda Kateb, Jean-Philippe Ricci, Gilles Cohen, Antoine Basler, Pierre Leccia, Foued Nassah, Jean-Emmanuel Pagni, Frédéric Graziani, Leïla Bekhti, Rabah Loucif, Slimane Dazi, Serge Onteniente, Hervé Temime, Taha Lemaizi, Mohamed Makhtoumi, Karim Leklou, Farid Larbi, Guillaume Verdier, Mourad Frarema, Hakim Sid, Nathanaël Maïni

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Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena 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.


Collections: Jacques Audiard

Tagline: Escaping the prison of life.

Genres: Crime, Drama

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Country:   France Italy
Language:  Arabic, , French
Release Date:  26 augustus 2009

Box Office

Budget:  $13.000.000
Revenue:  $17.873.691

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 35 min

Of Gods and Men

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Of Gods and Men (2010)

PG-13 120 min - Drama, History - 18 mei 2010
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French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between Algeria's army and Muslim Jihadi insurgents disrupts the peace, they are forced to consider fleeing the monastery and deserting the villagers they have ministered to. In the face of deadly violence the monks wrestle with their faith and their convictions, eventually deciding to stay and help their neighbours keep the army and the insurgents at bay.

Director:  Xavier Beauvois
Writers:  Xavier Beauvois

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French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between Algeria's army and Muslim Jihadi insurgents disrupts the peace, they are forced to consider fleeing the monastery and deserting the villagers they have ministered to. In the face of deadly violence the monks wrestle with their faith and their convictions, eventually deciding to stay and help their neighbours keep the army and the insurgents at bay.


Collections: Xavier Beauvois

Tagline: In the face of terror, their greatest weapon was faith...

Genres: Drama, History

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Country:   France
Language:  Arabic, French
Release Date:  18 mei 2010

Box Office

Budget:  $4.000.000
Revenue:  $41.424.067

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 00 min