ComingSoon.net has an exclusive deleted scene from the drama thriller The Mauritanian, featuring Jodie Foster and Shailene Woodley. The astounding and inspirational true story follows one man’s decades-long fight for freedom and his relentless pursuit for justice. Based on The New York Times best-selling memoir Guantánamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, the movie is available now on Digital as well as on Blu-ray and DVD from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. You can check out the clip now in the player below and order your copy of the film here!
The Mauritanian stars Academy Award winner Jodie Foster (Silence of the Lambs, Contact, Inside Man) as Nancy Hollander, Slahi’s tenacious defense attorney turned ally, and Tahar Rahim (A Prophet, The Past, The Eagle) as Slahi, who deliver deeply powerful performances that garnered a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama. The acclaimed film has also been nominated for five BAFTA Awards including Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Leading Actor. Combining masterful filmmaking with an unapologetic look at our justice system, The Mauritanian on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital features exclusive bonus content including an alternate opening, deleted scenes, and insightful featurettes that take viewers deeper into the gripping story of the power of courage and conviction against all odds.
Directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland, State of Play, Whitney), The Mauritanian is based on the remarkable true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s fight for freedom after being imprisoned without charges for years. As a battle for justice rages and shocking truths are revealed, Slahi proves that the human spirit cannot be locked up. Alongside Foster and Rahim, the captivating film features incredible must-see performances from the entire supporting cast including Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (Avengers franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Imitation Game), Golden Globe nominee Shailene Woodley (Divergent franchise, Big Little Lies, The Fault in Our Stars), and Zachary Levi (Shazam!, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Thor: The Dark World).
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