PERFECT FRENCH JAIL FILM, GREAT ACTING ALL AROUND!!!
A Prophet review
15th August 2012
I am as impressed 2nd time around as 1st time on the big screen a few years ago.
The acting is TOP notch form a less known cast of young arab actors who have since appeared in more movies and some in the excellent Spiral French tv series (See 'Mr Hashish').
It is a bit like the Scarface of French prisons, naive at first but ambitious, this young man learns fast to survive and make a name.
My favorite line is 'l'idee c'est de sortir un peu mojns con qu' on est rentre'. A great morale for anyone planning a jail trip. Come out smarter and more educated than when you came in. Bar learning the drug trade of course! ahaha
Moving, shocking and more importantly gripping story.