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Prospect recommends: A Prophet

By Mark Cousins  

There’s the teenage world of High School Musical, the art films on the festival circuit, the blockbusters like 2012 whose posters are plastered on bus shelters, and the indie pics that rely on viral marketing. But every now and then a film comes along that delivers on the whole palette of cinema’s pleasures: the sensation of action cinema, the contemplation of art cinema, the relevance of social cinema and the transcendence of the spiritual filmmaker.

A Prophet is such a…

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