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

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. ). Hodge, Tom, (composer. ). Slahi, Mohamedou Ould. Guant©Łnamo 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), (film distributor. ). Tahar Rahim, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Levi, Jodie Foster, David Fynn, Langley Kirkwood, Corey Johnson. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 4 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

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Fayette Co PL - Connersville DVD MOVIE MAU (Text) DVD 39230032098483 Adult Video-R Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL DVD MAU (Text) DVD 38217000753240 DVD upstairs Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL DVD MAN B (Text) DVD 36241000482081 DVD - Blue Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch DVD.c MAURITANIAN (Text) 78294000280967 New DVD Available -
Linton PL - Linton DVD 5276 (Text) DVD 30149000910694 Video DVD Drama Checked out 06/21/2021
Montpelier Harrison Twp PL - Montpelier Adult DVD MAU (Text) 76052000070438 MHTPLM Adult DVD's Checked out 06/24/2021
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD FILM MAURITANIAN (Text) DVD 30403002444297 DVD - Film Checked out 06/22/2021

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2021]

Content descriptions

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.
Special featues: Alternate opening; deleted scenes; behind the scenes; a look at director Kevin MacDonald.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director, Kevin Macdonald.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tahar Rahim, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Levi, Jodie Foster, David Fynn, Langley Kirkwood, Corey Johnson.
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; for violence including a sexual assault, and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen (2.39:1); Dolby digital 5.1 surround, descriptive video.
Language Note:
English audio; optional English (SDH) and Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Slahi, Mohamedou Ould > Drama.
Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp > Drama.
Political prisoners > Drama.
False arrest > United States > Drama.
Mauritanians > Drama.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Legal films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films

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