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Les Misérables

A Feature film by Ladj Ly

Produced by SRAB Films

Production year : 2019

    Synopsis

    Stéphane has recently joined the Anti-Crime Brigade in Montfermeil, in the Paris suburbs. Alongside his new colleagues Chris and Gwada – both experienced members of the team – he quickly discovers tensions running high between neighbourhood gangs. When they find themselves overrun during the course of an arrest, a drone captures their every movement, their every action... Inspired by the riots of 2005, César nominee and Kourtrajmé collective member Ladj Ly explores contemporary Montfermeil, the same place where Victor Hugo chose to set “Les Misérables” in 1862. More than 150 years later, the similarities between today’s angry, hoodie- wearing youth and Gavroche are only too clear.

    Actors (3)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    SRAB Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch

    Co-production :

    Rectangle Productions

    French distribution :

    Le Pacte

    International releases (4)

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    Full credits (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Toufik Ayadi, Christophe Barral

    Director of Photography :

    Julien Poupard

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    2019

    French release :

    Runtime :

    1 h 42 min

    Current status :

    Post Production

    Approval :

    Color type :

    Color

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2019

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2019)

    Selection

    Official Competition - Feature Films

    Website