April 9, 2010

■ ‘A Prophet’

 

A young Arab man is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia kingpin.

Running time/rating: 2:30; R for strong violence, sexual content, nudity, language and drug material

What they’re saying: “French director Jacques Audiard’s grim, disturbing prison picture slices through gangster cliches to hit raw nerve.” – Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune


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