A prophet un prophète
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fre
UPC
043396343566, 043396357891

Notes

General Note
D'après une idée originale de [After an original idea by] Abdel Raouf Dafri.
General Note
Special features: Commentary with director Jacques Audiard, actor Tahar Rahim and co-writer Thomas Bidegain [audio feature]; Deleted scenes (11 min.); Rehearsal footage (9 min.); Screen tests (5 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.); Previews (8 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
Image [cinematography], Stephane Fontaine ; montage [editor], Juliette Welfling ; musique originale, Alexandre Desplat ; decors [production design], Michel Barthelemy ; costumes, Virginie Montel ; conseillers technique [technical advisors], Jean-Michel Correia, Erick Aouchard ; traduction et rèpétitions en corse, Danièlle Giorico ; traduction en arabe, Okacha Touita, Orphèe Salvy-Guide ; translated by Andrew Litvack.
Participants/Performers
Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Reda Kateb, Hichem Yacoubi, Jean-Philippe Ricci, Gilles Cohen, Pierre Leccia, Antoine Basler, Foued Nassah, Jean-Emmanuel Pagni, Frederic Graziani.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Originally released as a French motion picture in 2009.
Description
El Djebena, Malik. #35-114T. How a does a timid boy become a violent gangster? Like this. Sentenced to six years in prison, 19-year-old Malik has his sneakers stolen right off his feet during his first venture into the exercise yard. Caught between the Corsican and Arab-Muslim factions, Malik -- a bilingual, French-born Arab and non-observant Muslim -- winds up being seen by the Corsicans as an Arab and by the Arabs as a Corsican. To survive, Malik works as an errand boy for the sinister Corsican crime boss who dominates the prison, César Luciani. Malik's intelligence comes to his aid--before long, he can speak to (or eavesdrop on) everyone in the prison. He does what he must to survive, including studying his boss carefully, warily making and then implementing his own plans. When Malik emerges from prison he is a man of the new Europe, albeit a criminal -- a polite, industrious, and thoroughly self-made man.
System Details
DVD format; region 1; 5.1 Dolby digital sound; anamorphic widescreen presentation, 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
Language
In French, dubbed Spanish or Portuguese with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.
Awards
Winner, 2009 Cannes Film Festival Grand Prize of the Jury--Jacques Audiard ; 2010 César Awards (France) for Meilleurs décors [Best Production Design]--Michel Barthélémy; Meilleur montage [Best Editing]--Juliette Welfling; Meilleure photographie [Best Cinematography]--Stéphane Fontaine; Meilleur scénario original [Best Writing-Original]--Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Abdel Raouf Dafri, Nicolas Peufaillit; Meilleur acteur dans un second rôle [Best Supporting Actor]--Niels Arestrup; Meilleur espoir masculin [Most Promising Actor] and Meilleur acteur [Best Actor]--Tahar Rahim; Meilleur réalisateur [Best Director]--Jacques Audiard; Meilleur film [Best Film]--Pascal Caucheteux (produceur), Grégoire Sorlat (produceur), Marco Cherqui (produceur), Jacques Audiard (director) ; 2010 BAFTA Film Award for Best Film Not in the English Language--Pascal Caucheteux, Marco Cherqui, Alix Raynaud, Jacques Audiard.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ricci, J., Barthélémy, M., Desplat, A., Audiard, J., Fontaine, S., Graziani, F., Pagni, J., Nassah, F., Basler, A., Leccia, P., Cohen, G., Welfling, J., Yacoubi, H., Raynaud, A., Kateb, R., Bidegain, T., Dafri, A. R., Caucheteux, P., Peufaillit, N., Cherqui, M., Bourrachot, L., Rahim, T., Arestrup, N., & Bencherif, A. (2010). A prophet: un prophète . Why Not Productions ; Distributed in the US by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jean-Philippe. Ricci et al.. 2010. A Prophet: Un Prophète. [Paris] : Culver City, CA: Why Not Productions ; Distributed in the US by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jean-Philippe. Ricci et al.. A Prophet: Un Prophète [Paris] : Culver City, CA: Why Not Productions ; Distributed in the US by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ricci, Jean-Philippe., et al. A Prophet: Un Prophète Why Not Productions ; Distributed in the US by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2010.

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