The Mauritanian Movie

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Who's Involved:

Benedict Cumberbatch, Tahar Rahim, Shailene Woodley, Jodie Foster, Rory Haines, Zachary Levi, Kevin Macdonald, Sohrab Noshirvani, M.B. Traven

Release Date:

Friday, February 19, 2021 (Nationwide)

violence including a sexual assault, and language

Runtime: 2 hrs, 9 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Captured by the U.S. Government, Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Tahar Rahim) languishes in prison for years without charge or trial. Losing all hope, Slahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley). Together they face countless obstacles in a desperate pursuit for justice. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch), eventually reveals a shocking and far reaching conspiracy.

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Who stars in The Mauritanian: Cast List

... Nancy Hollander

"Elysium" , "Prisoner 760"  

... Mohamedou Ould Salahi

"Day of the Falcon" , "The Kindness of Strangers"  

... Teri Duncan

"Divergent" , "Endings, Beginnings"  

... Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch

"Spider-Man: No Way Home" , "The Courier"  

... Neil Buckland

"American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story" , "Tangled"  

Who's making The Mauritanian: Crew List

A look at the The Mauritanian behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Kevin Macdonald last directed Whitney and Black Sea.




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Production: What we know about The Mauritanian?

Key Facts

  1. An explosive true story of a fight for survival against all odds.
  2. Based on the New York Times best-selling memoir.

Filming Timeline

  1. December 2020: The film was in Completed status.

The Mauritanian Release Date: When was the film released?

The Mauritanian was released in 2021 on Friday, February 19, 2021 (Nationwide release). There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including Nomadland, I Care A Lot and Body Brokers.

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