2010 ACADEMY AWARDÂ® NOMINEE
2010 GOLDEN GLOBEÂ® NOMINEE
Grand Jury Prize winner and Golden Palm nominee this year at Cannes, writer/director Jacques Audiard (READ MY LIPS, THE BEAT THAT MY HEART SKIPPED) continues his specialty in the underground crime genre with his fifth feature: A PROPHET. A huge success at the French box office, the film represents France as the official submission at the Oscars this year, for which it received a nomination. This internationally critically acclaimed prison drama stars newcomer Tahar Rahim as Malik, a part Arab, part Corsican teen condemned to six years in prison. Confronted by the leader of the Corsican gang (Niels Arestrup â?? THE BEAT THAT MY HEART SKIPPED) currently ruling the prison, Malik is forced to carry out a number of missions to prove himself and, as he rises through the prison ranks, secretly devises his own criminal network.