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The Mauritanian / directed by Kevin Macdonald ; screenplay by M.B. Traven and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani ; screen story by M.B. Traven ; produced by Adam Ackland, Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lloyd Levin, Beatriz Levin, Mark Holder, Christine Holder, Branwen Prestwood Smith, Michael Bronner ; STXfilms, 30West, Topic Studios present ; in association with BBC Film and Great Point Media ; a Shadowplay Features, SunnyMarch, Wonder Street production.

Macdonald, Kevin, 1967- (film director.). Bronner, Michael (Producer), (screenwriter,, film producer.). Haines, Rory, (screenwriter.). Noshirvani, Sohrab, (screenwriter.). Ackland, Adam, (film producer.). Clarke, Leah, (film producer.). Cumberbatch, Benedict, 1976- (film producer,, actor.). Levin, Lloyd, (film producer.). Levin, Beatriz, (film producer.). Holder, Mark, 1969- (film producer.). Holder, Christine (Producer), (film producer.). Smith, Branwen Prestwood, (film producer.). Foster, Jodie, (actor.). Rahim, Tahar, 1981- (actor.). Levi, Zachary, 1980- (actor.). Usmani, Saamer, (actor.). Woodley, Shailene, (actor.). Slahi, Mohamedou Ould. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Guantánamo diary. (Added Author). STXfilms (Firm), (presenter.). 30West (Firm), (presenter.). Topic Studios, (presenter.). BBC Films, (presenter.). Great Point Media, (presenter.). Shadowplay Features, (production company.). SunnyMarch TV (Firm), (production company.). Wonder Street (Firm), (production company.). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.). Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Zachary Levi, Saamer Usamani, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch. (Cast).

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  • 14 of 38 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milford Public Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Milford Public Library MAURITANIAN (Text to phone) 34013150203829 Adult New DVD Available -

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General Note:
Based upon the book "Guantánamo diary" by Mohamedou Ould Slahi and edited by Larry Siems.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2021.
Widescreen (2.39:1)
Special features: Alternate opening; Deleted scenes; Behind the scenes of The Mauritanian; A look at director Kevin Macdonald.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Alwin H. Küchler ; editor, Justine Wright ; music, Tom Hodge.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Zachary Levi, Saamer Usamani, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Summary, etc.:
The true story of Slahi's fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Alone and afraid, Slahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander and her associate Teri Duncan who battle the U.S. government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by a formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch, uncovers shocking truths and ultimately proves that the human spirit cannot be locked up.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
MPAA rating: R (violence including a sexual assault, and language)
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.39:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject: Slahi, Mohamedou Ould > Drama.
Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp > Drama.
Political prisoners > Drama.
False arrest > United States > Drama.
Mauritanians > Drama.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Legal films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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