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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Storyline

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