Tag: Jacques Audiard

Niels Arestrup and Tahar Rahim in A Prophet

A Prophet

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     8 June   Death of the prophet Muhammad, 632 On this day in AD632 (10 AH), Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn Adb Allah ibn Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim, aka Muhammad (spellings vary), died aged 62 or

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The Beat That My Heart Skipped

    Now here is a thing – a film that starts out as a sort of French Mean Streets but ends up in quite different territory. Romain Duris is the young Robert De Niro in question, a thug, we learn early on, with a heart of pure coal and

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