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A prophet = Un Prophete

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Widescreen version.


French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue with optional English, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles.


Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Hichem Yacoubi, Gilles Cohen, Antoine Basler, Leila Bekhti, Pierre Leccia.

Publication Information

Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; for strong violence, sexual content, nudity, language, and drug material.


Malik el Djebena, who is condemned to six years in prison, cannot read or write, but soon figures out the politics of the prison. Though Malik is only 19-years-old, the leader of the Corsican gang who rules the prison corners him and gives him certain 'missions' to carry out. He quickly gains the confidence of the gang leader, as these assignments begin to toughen him up. But Malik soon develops some plans of his own.


Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009

Special features: Commentary with director Jacques Audiard, actor Tahar Rahim and co-writer Thomas Bidegain ; Deleted scenes ; Rehearsal footage ; Screen tests ; Theatrical trailer ; Previews.

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