Rick Rubin collaborated with Johnny Cash on the American Recordings series. In 2003, the first disc was ranked 364 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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'American' Remembered: Rick Rubin On Johnny Cash

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Dangerous Duo: Tahar Rahim (left) plays an illiterate Arab who is coaxed into killing a fellow inmate by a Corsican gang leader. Niels Arestrup (right) plays his dangerous and violent "mentor." Roger Arpajou/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Behind Bars, Lessons In Life, Death And Freedom

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