Self-discovery in prison
A Prophet (Un prophète) (18) Peterborough Arts Cinema, John Clare Theatre, Peterborough Central Library, Broadway, Thursday A CLASSIC French thriller with racial overtones from the director of The Beat That My Heart Skipped.
Jacques Audiard’s new film is a prison drama, set in contemporary France, in which the central character undergoes a process of selfdiscovery and selfcreation when he’s sentenced to six years for an undisclosed crime.
He’s an illiterate orphan, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim), born in France to Arab parents, his back and face bearing scars that testify to a life of violence and it’s his first time in an adult jail. It was also Oscar nominated for best foreign-language film.
Tickets for the 7.30pm show cost £4 for members or £5 for non members, and can be bought on the door of the cinema.
For more information, visit www. peterborougharts cinema.co.uk