The Mauritanian Jodie Foster Discusses The Mauritanian
Two-time Academy Award winner Jodie Foster sat down with Dewey Singleton to discuss what fans ask her about the most, where she keeps her Oscars, and what drew her to The Mauritanian.
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ABOUT THE MAURITANIAN
Directed by Kevin Macdonald and based on the NY Times best-selling memoir “Guantánamo Diary” by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, this is inspiring the true story of Slahi’s fight for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years. Alone and afraid, Slahi (Tahar Rahim) finds allies in defense 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. Their controversial advocacy, along with evidence uncovered by a formidable military prosecutor, Lt. Colonel Stuart Couch (Benedict Cumberbatch), uncovers shocking truths and ultimately proves that the human spirit cannot be locked up.
Directed By: Kevin Macdonald
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 129 minutes
Distributed By: STX Entertainment