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"A Prophet" DVD/BD

By admin Published: June 21, 2010

From Sony:

A Prophet, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and an Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, will be released on Blu-ray™ and DVD on August 3, 2010 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Directed by Jacques Audiard (The Beat That My Heart
Skipped), this Sony Pictures Classics film will be available for an
SLP of $38.96 for Blu-ray and $27.96 for DVD. Special features on
both versions will include deleted scenes, rehearsal footage, screen
tests and a commentary with Director Jacques Audiard, Actor Tahar
Rahim and co-Screenwriter Thomas Bidegain.

More after the jump.

Among its many awards and nominations, A Prophet was honored by BAFTA
as Best Film Not in the English Language; by the Cèsar Awards with 9
awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Tahar Rahim),
Best Supporting Actor (Niels Arestrup), Best Cinematography and Best
Writing and by the National Board of Review as Best Foreign Language
Film.
Synopsis
Academy Award® nominated, A Prophet (2009, Best Foreign Language
Film) details the gritty prison career of a nineteen-year-old Malik
(Tahar Rahim, 2009 European Film Award Winner for Best Actor).
Arriving at the jail, he is cornered by the leader of the ruling
Corsican gang (Niels Arestrup, 2009 César Award, Winner for Best
Supporting Actor) and forced to carry out a number of dangerous
missions including drug trafficking and brutal hits. Over time Malik
is able to earn the gang leader’s confidence and rise up the prison
ranks, all the while secretly devising his own plans.

BD/DVD BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE:
• Commentary with Director Jacques Audiard, Actor Tahar Rahim and co-
Screenwriter Thomas Bidegain.
• Deleted scenes
• Screen Tests
• Rehearsal Footage
A Prophet was directed by Jacques Audiard. Based on an original idea
by Abdel Raouf Dafri. Screenplay by Thomas Bidegain and Jacques
Audiard, after an original screenplay by Abdel Raouf Dafri and
Nicolas Peufaillit. Produced by Lauranne Bourrachot, Martine
Cassinelli and Marco Cherqui. The film stars Tahar Rahim and Niels
Arestrup.
The Blu-ray Disc version of A Prophet is BD-Live™ enabled, allowing
users to get connected and go beyond the disc via an Internet-
connected Blu-ray player. Download exclusive content, register for
rewards, give feedback through our survey and more!
Get rewarded for registering your Sony Blu-ray discs! The Sony
Pictures Blu-ray Club rewards consumers in the U.S. for purchasing
and registering BD-Live enabled Sony Blu-ray movies. Members can
redeem accumulated points for cool Sony products, plus enter to win
cash and prizes in daily sweepstakes and more. For details visit
www.sonyrewards.com/bluray.
"Academy Award®" and "Oscar®" are the registered trademarks and
service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

A PROPHET DVD
DVD Catalog #:
34356
DVD UPC Code:
0-43396-34356-6
DVD Order Date:
7/1/10
DVD SLP:
$27.96
Running Time
155 minutes
Rating
R for strong violence, sexual content, nudity, language and drug
material

A PROPHET BLU-RAY™
BD Catalog #:
35598
BD UPC Code:
0-43396-35598-9
BD Order Date:
7/1/10
BD SLP:
$38.96
Running Time
155 minutes
Rating
R for strong violence, sexual content, nudity, language and drug
material

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