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The Mauritanian review – in limbo in Guantánamo with Tahar Rahim

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This adaptation of a post-9/11 prisoner’s memoir is strong on procedural drama but blunted by stylised torture scenes When Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) arrives at Guantánamo Bay, she’s wearing sunglasses. Her chic white bob and blue button-down shirt are hardly provocative, but a guard advises her to wear a hijab anyway – the detainees have been known to spit at women. The moment recalls Foster’s trainee FBI agent Clarice Starling in
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