News – US – Read The Mauretanian Script (EXCLUSIVE)


Here you can now read the script for “The Mauretanian”, which is based on Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s 2015 memoir “Guantanamo Diary”

The script by MB. Travern and Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani were directed by Oscar winner Kevin MacDonald and will play Tahar Rahim as Slahi and Jodie Foster as Nancy Hollander, the lawyer who handled his case. Both actors were nominated for Golden Globe Awards for their appearances Film also features Shailene Woodley and Benedict Cumberbatch, who is also the producer of the film

Slahi was detained in Guantánamo for 14 years without ever being charged.The authorities admit that he was tortured during that time.Although his memoirs were published in 2015 (with heavy editors), it was not published until 2016

In a Q&A for Variety’s Streaming Room, Macdonald spoke about how the film follows separate storylines – Mohamedou in jail, the defense attorneys fighting his case, and Cumberbatch’s military attorney, Lt Stuart Couch, who questions the case Macdonald said, “How do you take these different stories and weave them together in a compelling way and where you don’t get the feeling that they are three completely separate stories? “

In the same Q&A, the actors discussed the challenges of telling a true story and playing real people. Foster said, “With Nancy, you feel an obligation to make sure that you not only honor who she is but also hers Mission ”

“The Mauretanian” is now in the theaters of the US. and will be on 2 Be available on VOD March

Jodie Foster, Shailene Woodley

News – USA – Read the script for “The Mauretanian” (EXCLUSIVE)