The Mauritanian Canadian Release Date

The Mauritanian (2021 Film) Information

The Mauritanian is a legal drama/thriller.  The cast includes Jodie Foster (Nancy Hollander), Tahar Rahim (Mohamedou Ould Slahi), Shailene Woodley (Teri Duncan), Benedict Cumberbatch (Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch), Zachary Levi (Neil Buckland), Saamer Usmani (Arjun) and Corey Johnson (Bill Seidel).

Kevin Macdonald is the director of the movie.   The story is based on the NY Times best-selling memoir “Guantánamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi.

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Synopsis of the film

Mohamedou Ould Slahi fights for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years.  Slahi (Tahar Rahim) finds allies in defence attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley) who battle the U.S. government in a fight for justice that tests their commitment to the law and their client at every turn.

Photo Gallery with movie poster available here

Release date

The film was released in the United States on February 12, 2021.

The Mauritanian is releasing on digital and on-demand platforms across Canada on March 2nd.

It will also open in the following select theatres on February 26th

  • Scotiabank Saskatoon
  • Scotiabank Halifax
  • Gardiner’s Road Kingston
  • Landmark Regina

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