Un prophète (2009)

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  • Il profeta Alternative Italian
  • A Prophet Alternative

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Prison drama. Illiterate nineteen-year-old Malik El Djebena is sentenced to six years in prison, where he falls in with a gang of Corsican prisoners who rule the roost. He proves himself tough, reliable and useful to them, but on the side he quietly starts to develop his own drug trafficking set-up.

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