The film is on the subject prison of director Jacques Audiard, A Prophet (Un Prophete is the original title), tells the story of a young Arab is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia boss. What await him ahead and what will happen? Watch this movie to know!
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December 30, 2010 This is a brutal prison crime drama that shows the transformation of a small-time criminal into a big-time crime boss.Read in Source
Window to the Movies
August 17, 2010 An epic-styled comment on the practical side of getting through modern life, with spirituality and loyalty playing side parts to gaining raw skill.Read in Source
April 02, 2010 Audiard has talked about the prospects of a sequel to A Prophet. With the foundation he has built here, it would be a welcome one.Read in Source
March 17, 2010 The film never succumbs to the pitfalls of the prison-movie genre, and there's something poetic about how Audiard, in the midst of all this violence, manages to make a punch to the stomach seem like the most violent act of all.Read in Source
October 06, 2010 A movie that has more in common with Jean Genet than Frantz Fanon, but there's enough insights into white colonial domination of Arab peoples to make this a cut above the standard prison melodrama. Highly recommended.Read in Source
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 01, 2010 A Prophet is essential viewing for art-film buffs and crime-flick fans, but also for anyone who's looking for a great story, terrific acting and masterful filmmaking.Read in Source
March 26, 2010 The success of Malik is sheer American dream via France: Anyone can make it if they try hard enough. Make it at what, of course, is always the question.Read in Source
September 06, 2010 Like Goodfellas without the visual fizz, or Scarface played straight, this is, quite simply, one of the greatest prison films ever made.Read in Source
Film Comment Magazine
July 12, 2013 But with its lush Alexandre Desplat score, deeply shadowed compositions, and fluid, understated camera movement, A Prophet is distinctly an Audiard construction.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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