The Mauritanian

Released 1 April 2021

For many years I've dreamt about being in a courtroom. Now I'm scared to death

Jodie Foster plays a lawyer determined to defend a suspected terrorist imprisoned without charge at Guantanamo Bay by the U.S. Government and subjected to "special" interrogation techniques.

Jodie Foster in court playing Nancy Hollander. She looks steely eyed
Jodie Foster as Nancy Hollander

Awards

Golden Globes 2021: Jodie Foster: Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Film)

Starring:

Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley, Stevel Marc, Zachary Levi 

Director:

Kevin Macdonald

Producers:

Adam Ackland, Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lloyd Levin, Beatriz Levin, Mark Holder

Screenplay:

M.B. Traven, Rory Haines, Sohrab Noshirvani

Distributor:

Amazon

Credits summary:

Convergent Media, 30West, Shadowplay Features, Great Point Media, SunnyMarch, BBC Film, Topic Studios, Wonder Street

Certificate:

15

Running time:

129m

Released:

1 April 2021 (Amazon Prime Video)