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A Prophet

Grim power struggles, in prison and beyond

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By Wesley Morris
Globe Staff / March 5, 2010

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In most prison movies, anticipation is a survival skill. How long until I’m paroled? How long until I’m jumped? How long until I’m dead? In Jacques Audiard’s “A Prophet,’’ waiting runs a distant second to watchfulness. Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) puts his little brown eyes everywhere he can. He studies the fraught dynamics between his Corsican protectors and the ... (Full article: 1238 words)

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