Cinema Under the Stars
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Prophet, A

Un Prophète · dir. Jacques Audiard
France, Italy 2009, 149’

Condemned to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena, part Arab, part Corsican, cannot read or write. Arriving at the jail entirely alone, he appears younger and more fragile than the other convicts. He is 19 years old. Cornered by the leader of the Corsican gang currently ruling the prison, he is given a number of ‘missions’ to carry out, toughening him up and gaining the gang leader's confidence in the process. Malik is a fast learner and rises up the prison ranks, all the while secretly devising his own plans...

Director:Jacques Audiard
Screenplay:Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Abdel Raouf Dafri, Nicolas Peufaillit
Music:Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography:Stéphane Fontaine
Editing:Juliette Welfling
Cast:Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Hichem Yacoubi, Reda Kateb, Antoine Basler, Gilles Cohen, Farid Elouardi, Sonia Hell, Pascal Henault
Awards:Gran Prix (Cannes 2009); Najlepszy Film Nieanglojęzyczny / Best Foreign Film (BAFTA 2010); Najlepszy Film / Best Film, Najlepszy Aktor / Best Actor, Najlepszy Aktor Drugoplanowy / Best Supporting Actor, Najlepszy Scenariusz Oryginalny / Best Original Screenplay, Najlepsza Scenografia / Best Scenography, Najlepszy Montaż / Best Editing, Najlepsze Zdjęcia / Best Cinematography (Cezary / Cesars 2010)