The Mauritanian

The Mauritanian (2021)

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2021-02-10
  • User Rating: 7.444/10 from 831 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 9min
  • Language: العربية
  • Production Company: BBC Film
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Kevin Macdonald
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The true story of the Mauritanian Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was held at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center without charges for over a decade and sought help from a defense attorney for his release.


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  • Tahar Rahim

    as Mohamedou Ould Slahi
  • Jodie Foster

    as Nancy Hollander
  • Benedict Cumberbatch

    as Lt. Stuart Couch
  • Shailene Woodley

    as Teri Duncan
  • Zachary Levi

    as Neil Buckland
  • Langley Kirkwood

    as Sergeant Sands
  • Sammer Usmani

    as Arjun
  • Corey Johnson

    as Bill Seidel
  • Matthew Marsh

    as General Miller
  • David Fynn

    as Kent
  • André Jacobs

    as Judge Robertson
  • Meena Rayann

    as Wafa
  • Arthur Falko

    as Guard
  • Stevel Marc

    as Poulson
  • Robert Hobbs

    as Captain Collins
  • Nezar Alderazi

    as Ramzi
  • Denis Ménochet

    as Emmanuel
Sound Glenn Freemantle Supervising Sound Editor
Production Nina Gold Casting
Art Michael Carlin Production Design
Directing Kevin Macdonald Director
Editing Justine Wright Editor
Camera Alwin H. Kuchler Director of Photography
Production Danny Steinmann Executive Producer
Writing Michael Bronner Screenplay
Production Michael Bronner Producer
Production Benedict Cumberbatch Producer
Sound Tom Hodge Original Music Composer
Production Rose Garnett Executive Producer
Production Christine Holder Producer
Production Mark Holder Producer
Production Donald Sabourin Co-Producer
Production Adam Ackland Producer
Production Micah Green Executive Producer
Production Leah Clarke Producer
Production Beatriz Levin Producer
Production Mohamedou Ould Slahi Co-Producer
Writing Sohrab Noshirvani Screenplay
Production Llyod Levin Producer
Production Branwen Prestwood-Smith Producer
Production Maria Zuckerman Executive Producer
Production Ryan Heller Executive Producer
Production Larry Siems Co-Producer
Writing Rory Haines Screenplay