Video Movie Review: THE MAURITANIAN (2021): Great Performances in an Insightful Movie About Uncomfortable, Post-9/11 Subject Matter

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Tahar Rahim The Mauritanian

The Mauritanian Review

The Mauritanian (2021) Video Movie Review, a movie directed by Kevin Macdonald, written by M.B. Traven, Rory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvan, and starring Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Zachary Levi, Saamer Usmani, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Hobbs, David Fynn, Stevel Marc, Andre Jacobs, and Meena Rayann.

Crew

M.B. Traven, Rory Haines, and Sohrab Noshirvani wrote the screenplay for the film. Tom Hodge created the music for the film. Alwin H. Küchler crafted the cinematography for the film.

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Plot Synopsis

The Mauritanian‘s plot synopsis: “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. Based on the New York Times best-selling memoir, this is the explosive true story of a fight for survival against all odds.”

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The Mauritanian Review

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