A Prophet (Un Prophète)

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

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Jacques Audiard: ‘I wanted to give migrants a name, a shape… a violence of their own’
The award-winning French director Jacques Audiard talks about his latest film, Dheepan, the story of Tamil refugees on a tough Parisian housing estate

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Sam Raimi in talks to direct remake of Jacques Audiard's A Prophet
The Spider-Man director is taking on an update of the acclaimed French thriller, while original film’s director says he is “not interested” in a remake

Benjamin Lee

25, Jan, 2016 @12:45 PM

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Tahar Rahim: 'I've always refused to play terrorists'

Jonathan Romney: The star of A Prophet is not to be typecast: his latest film, The Past, is an emotional drama, and there's a Christmas comedy in the pipeline

Jonathan Romney

09, Mar, 2014 @12:05 AM

Dennis Lehane to script Hollywood remake of A Prophet

Crime novelist called in to work on American version of award-winning prison epic

Andrew Pulver

30, Oct, 2013 @10:02 AM

Rust and Bone - video review

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02, Nov, 2012 @11:54 AM

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A Prophet: No 19 best crime film of all time

Jacques Audiard, 2009

Killian Fox

17, Oct, 2010 @10:37 AM

Video: Jacques Audiard's A Prophet: exclusive deleted scenes

The director talks us through scenes he cut from the 2009 Cannes Grand Prix winner and explains why they had to go

04, Jun, 2010 @7:17 AM

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A Prophet | Film review
A young Arab climbs the gangster career ladder from new boy to hard man in Jacques Audiard's gripping French prison drama, writes Philip French

Philip French

24, Jan, 2010 @12:05 AM

A Prophet | Film review

A classic French thriller with racial overtones from the director of The Beat That My Heart Skipped. By Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

21, Jan, 2010 @10:30 PM

Film trailer: A Prophet (Un Prophète)

An Arab youth condemned to six years in prison gains the confidence of the gang leader who rules the roost there

01, Jan, 2010 @3:53 PM

Cast and crew of Cannes hit Un Prophète: 'Audiard is like a sculptor'

Jacques Audiard's searing prison thriller A Prophet (Un Prophète) has just won the Grand Prix, the second prize at Cannes. The director and stars Tahar Rahim and Niels Arestrup tell Xan Brooks what drew them to the story – and how the film's jail represents multicultural France today

Xan Brooks, Shehani Fernando and Christian Bennett

28, May, 2009 @8:33 AM

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