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Jacques Audiard

Dheepan (2015)

As Ron Perlman once put it, war never changes, a sentiment that makes it tricky to move on for anyone forced into conflict. In Jacques Audiard’s drama, equal parts sweet and painful, he tracks the immigrant story of a Tamil Tiger fighter…

Rust and Bone (2012)

The last movie from French director Jacques Audiard’s was the rather magnificent A Prophet, a vicious and unflinching tale of life in a French prison. It was a visceral and powerful movie which was brutally realistic in its portrayal of…

Rust and Bone (2012)

An intense, testosterone-charged love story from Audiard "Rust and Bone is an impressive film," Serge Kaganski, critic of the French weekly Les Inrockuptibles wrote in praise of Jacques Audiard's new title in Cannes competition and…

A Prophet (2009)

Prison education: a coming-of-age crime epic A Prophet is about formation. The word in French means training. Prison turns nineteen-year-old Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) from a shapeless blob, a young Arab who can barely even read, to…