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A Prophet

Year:
Duration:
155 min | France:150 min
Genres:
Crime | Drama
IMDB rate:
7.9
Director:
Jacques Audiard
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 49 wins & 35 nominations
Details
Country: France
Release Date: 2009-08-26
Filming Locations: Avenue Montaigne, Paris 8, Paris, France
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $163,773 (USA) (28 February 2010)
Gross: $2,084,637 (USA) (27 June 2010)
Cast
Actor
Character
Tahar Rahim
Tahar Rahim
A Prophet
Niels Arestrup
César Luciani
Adel Bencherif
Ryad
Reda Kateb
Jordi
Hichem Yacoubi
Reyeb
Jean-Philippe Ricci
Vettori
Gilles Cohen
Prof
Pierre Leccia
Sampierro
Antoine Basler
Pilicci
Foued Nassah
Antaro
Jean-Emmanuel Pagni
Santi
Frédéric Graziani
Chef de détention
Leïla Bekhti
Djamila
Rabah Loucif
L'avocat de Malik
Slimane Dazi
Lattrache
Serge Onteniente
Le juge d'application des peines
Hervé Temime
Le procureur
Taha Lemaizi
Hassan
Mohamed Makhtoumi
Tarik
Karim Leklou
Musulman couloir
Farid Larbi
Musulman couloir
Doula Niang
Musulman couloir
Mamadou Minte
Latif
Guillaume Verdier
Michka
Mourad Frarema
Khalid
Zohra Benali
Mère Mohamed
Sabar Kabbouchi
Travailleur social
Eric Badoc
Travailleur social
François De Courcelle
Travailleur social
Nathanaël Maïni
Garde Sampierro
Charles Maestracci
Corse
Laurent Blanquet
Corse
Jean-Pierre Guinebert
Corse
Pascal Henault
Corse
Hakim Sid
Le chimique
Kamel Labroudi
Un auxi
Mustapha Benstiti
Caillera
Alain Raymond
Gardien fouille
Franck Xabrame
Maton cour d'honneur
Didier de Backer
Gardien fouille
Patrick Mochen
Gardien fouille
Gilles Bellomi
Gardien
Malaïc Mekeri
Belmont
Fadil Kadri
Policier enquête
David Dupays
Policier commissariat
Arsène Benziane
L'Ours
Kamel Ferrat
Chauffeur de Lattrache
Karim Traikia
Collègue Lattrache
Cindy Danel
Sophie
Abdelaziz Mahtou
Mohamed Gazil
Alexandre de Seze
Chef du centre d'appels
Kamel Saadi
Arabe
Slim El Hedli
Arabe
Farid Elouardi
Arabe
Veronica Ghio
La blonde de Marbella
Christophe Aquillon
(as Chris Aquilon)
Sonia Hell
Une matonne (uncredited)
Salem Kali
Prisonnier rebelle (uncredited)
Laurent Mendy
Le basketteur (uncredited)
Franck Pech
Gardien de prison (uncredited)
Alaa Safi
Prisonnier rebelle (uncredited)
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Trivia
Prior to making this film, Jacques Audiard had screened a film for prisoners in France. Shocked by the prison conditions, he decided his next film would take place in one.
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France's official submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Award at the 82nd Academy Awards in 2010.
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The director met Tahar Rahim when they shared an automobile ride from another film set. Niels Arestrup plays a villain in Jacques Audiard's previous film.
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Quotes
Ryad: "We ate" is the past. Now try the subjunctive. "Would... that we ate."
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Jordi: I like porn set in castles. The girls are fancier, cleaner.
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Reyeb: Happy birthday, brother.
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Photos from cast
Tahar Rahim