A Prophet premiered at the Cannes film festival earlier this year and made quite a splash. Since then it’s been rounding up numerous critics awards and has been named as France’s official entry in the race for best foreign film at the Oscars. It’s a violent, stylish prison drama detailing a young Arab inmate’s rise to power.
I was shocked to see that this is star Tahir Rahim’s first film, and if it weren’t for him being an unknown actor in a foreign film I’d say he’d be a lock for numerous awards. Definitely someone to keep an eye on.
Here’s the new trailer: