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Tahar Rahim

TRAILER PARK: Mary Magdalene

For your viewing pleasure we have the first trailer for Garth Davis' Mary Magdalene starring Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tahar Rahim... Mary Magdalene is released in the UK on March 16th 2018

The Cut (2014)

The word sumptuous must have been printed across German-Turkish director Fatih Akin’s camera during the making of The Cut. It’s a description he does all he can to own in a film that crosses countries, continents, deserts, mountains and…

The Past (2013)

Stuck: who's at fault this time?  Asghar Farhadi is the gifted and self-assured Iranian writer-director who won international attention and the Best Foreign Oscar for his 2011 Farsi-language film A Separation. Now, like his distinguished…

The Past (2013)

The past can be a grotesque animal, liable to let discord grow and fester. Here it rears its unresolved head when the arrival of a figure from a previous life brings to the boil simmering secrets. In Asghar Farhadi’s brilliant follow-up to…

Our Children (2012)

Letting things go too far Our Children/À perdre la raison, starring Émile Duquesne, Tahar Rahim and Niels Arestrup is the slow-burning story of a family that gradually descends into hell. Elements of colonialism, gender roles, and…

Black Gold (2011)

Black Gold is a tale of two houses in conflict over oil and ideology, at the brink of the oil boom in the early 20th century. The emirate of Hobeika is headed by the Emir Nesib (played by Antonio Banderas) who views the exploitation of oil…

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…