Tahar Rahim

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The Mauritanian review – in limbo in Guantánamo with Tahar Rahim
This adaptation of a post-9/11 prisoner’s memoir is strong on procedural drama but blunted by stylised torture scenes

Simran Hans

04, Apr, 2021 @10:30 AM

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The Mauritanian review – fence-sitting Guantánamo drama provides few answers
This painfully worthy adaptation of former inmate Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s diary stars only good guys, and is hand-wringingly self congratulatory

Peter Bradshaw

31, Mar, 2021 @11:14 AM

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Baftas 2021: the full list of nominations
From Nomadland to Promising Young Woman, the films up for a gong at this year’s British film awards

Guardian film

09, Mar, 2021 @2:15 PM

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'I saw him as an animal'– Tahar Rahim on playing serial killer Charles Sobhraj
Charles Sobhraj brutally murdered at least 10 backpackers in south-east Asia. Did Tahar Rahim worry about glamorising the murderer in slick new TV drama The Serpent?

Ryan Gilbey

14, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The Kindness of Strangers review – a terrible idea, badly executed
A strange choice for Berlin’s opening night sees Bill Nighy’s funny Russian the only bright spot while an ensemble cast blunder through Lone Scherfig’s baffling drama

Peter Bradshaw

07, Feb, 2019 @7:30 PM

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Joueurs (Treat Me Like Fire) review – high-stakes gambling tale holds all the aces
Tahar Rahim and Stacy Martin star in the story of a Parisian waitress drawn into a desperate underworld of addiction by a charismatic parasite

Peter Bradshaw

11, May, 2018 @3:29 PM

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Heal the Living review – heart-rending tale of organ donation
Katell Quillévéré’s polished mosaic of interconnected lives is intelligently acted and visually arresting

Peter Bradshaw

26, Apr, 2017 @9:00 AM

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The Last Panthers box set review – visceral, powerful, intelligent heist drama
Jack Thorne’s sleek thriller, inspired by the real-life gang the Balkan Pink Panthers, features nail-biting scenes and brutal dialogue

George Bass

21, Apr, 2016 @3:00 PM

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Exclusive trailer: The Last Panthers
A first look at the new jewel heist thriller on Sky Atlantic starring Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim and John Hurt

Guardian TV

15, Jun, 2015 @3:16 PM

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Cannes 2015: The Anarchists review - heady politics, merciless beatings, free love
Tahar Rahim and Adèle Exarchopoulos give standout performances in a thriller about a young policeman going undercover in radical circles in fin-de-siècle Paris

Andrew Pulver

14, May, 2015 @10:20 AM

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The Cut review: Fatih Akin's Armenian genocide epic draws blood
Tahar Rahim is a mute father searching for his children in the aftermath of a conflict cinema has tended to neglect. His story is compassionately handled, but the film lacks the subtlety of Akin’s earlier, non-English language work

Peter Bradshaw in Venice

31, Aug, 2014 @11:10 AM

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Grand Central review – atomically charged Tahar Rahim-Léa Seydoux romance

An erotic drama set in a nuclear power plant uses its unusual setting to irradiate Tahar Rahim and Léa Seydoux with ardour, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

17, Jul, 2014 @8:40 PM

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