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Thursday, September 17, 2009

TIFF 2009: "A Prophet" For The Oscars...

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Screening @ TIFF 2009 in the 'Masters' category, the prison picture "A Prophet", directed by Jacques "The Beat That My Heart Skipped" Audiard, will represent France in the foreign-language film category at the 2010 Academy Awards.

The thriller previously won the Grand Jury Prize @ Cannes, starring actor Tahar Rahim as an 'aimless' man sent to jail, where he finds his 'calling' and develops into a notorious gangster leader.

The film was produced by Why Not Films' Pascal Caucheteux and co-produced by Celluloid Dreams, with the feature picking up territories including Canada, the US, Japan and the UK.

Sneak Peek a trailer for "A Prophet"...