A Prophet

Un Prophete
Director: Jacques Audiard

France, Italy, 2009, 154min., thriller
Jacques Audiard returned to Cannes with a thriller set in a prison. Although, this is not a single layered prison film you’ve seen before. Audiard has directed an intensive portrait of Malik, a character that instantly grabs your attention and keeps you thrilled throughout the film. “A Prophet” was widely acclaimed by the Cannes jury and film critics.

“Grand Prix” at Cannes International Film Festival, 2009.


Section: Wide Angle

Screenplay: Thomas Bidegain, Jacques Audiard

Dir. of Photography: Stéphane Fontaine

Music: Brigitte Taillandier, Francis Wargnier, Jean-Paul Hurier

Cast: Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Reda Kateb, Hichem Yacoubi