The Mauritanian (2021 Film) Information
Elevation Pictures The Mauritanian is a legal drama/thriller. 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.
Jodie Foster as Nancy Hollander
Tahar Rahim as Mohamedou Ould Slahi
Shailene Woodley as Teri Duncan
Benedict Cumberbatch as Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch
Zachary Levi as Neil Buckland
Saamer Usmani as Arjun
Corey Johnson as Bill Seidel
Denis Menochet as Emmanuel
David Fynn as Kent
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.
- The film was released in the United States on February 12, 2021.
- THE MAURITANIAN will open in the following select theatres on February 26th in Canada
Gardiner’s Road Kingston
- Releasing on digital and on-demand platforms across Canada on March 2.