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Backstage with… Star of The Mauritanian and The Serpent Tahar Rahim

Backstage with… Star of The Mauritanian and The Serpent Tahar Rahim

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It's been a busy few months for Tahar Rahim who started the year by both terrifying and intriguing millions of viewers as serial killer Charles Sobhraj in BBC series The Serpent.He's since been on the awards campaign trail for his new film The Mauritanian, in which he plays another real person - Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohamedou Ould Salahi who wrote his memoir while being held at the facility. The movie is in the running for six Baftas - including a nomination for Rahim in the leading actor category. Image: Tahar Rahim is starring Amazon's The Mauritanian. Pic: STX Films He's told Sky News' Backstage podcast the recognition is gratifying - especially as he's not always had support for the roles he's chosen."It's hard to make choices ...