Les Misérables (2019 film)
|Directed by||Ladj Ly|
|Produced by||Toufik Ayadi|
|Screenplay by||Ladj Ly|
|Based on||Les Misérables |
by Ladj Ly
|Music by||Pink Noise|
|Edited by||Flora Volpeliere|
|Distributed by||BAC Films|
Les Misérables is a 2019 French drama film directed and co-written by Ladj Ly, based on his short film of the same name. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. At Cannes the film won the Jury Prize.
Inspired by the riots of 2005 in the Paris suburbs, the film revolves around three members of an anti-crime brigade who are overrun while trying to make an arrest.
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 78% based on 27 reviews, with an average rating of 7.38/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Les Misérables transcends its unwieldy story with compelling ideas and an infectious energy that boils over during a thrilling final act." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 70 out of 100, based on 11 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
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