Director Tom Hooper invites audiences to soar above the boards as he enlists a stellar creative ensemble to carry the flag of Victor Hugo's timeless tale into a new generation. This FAQ is empty. It is well shot with good acting from all the actors. Premiering in competition, the thriller policier “Les Miserables” by French director Ladj Ly, is set in the present, in the Paris neighborhood of Victor Hugo’s novel. Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox. LES MISÉRABLES dreams a dream of epic ambition and fully realizes its place in the grand and glorious tradition of great American film musicals. France . Edmond Rostand is not yet thirty but already two children and a lot of anxieties. The time may be now, but the poverty, disenfranchisement, and abuse of power by authorities hasn’t changed much since Hugo’s time. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Add episode.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. The film beat out two other frontrunners for France’s Oscar submission — Celine Sciamma’s “Portrait” and Alice Winocour’s “Proxima.” However, “Les Misérables” was likely seen as the timeliest of the trio, grounded in the realities of the country’s current socio-political climate; France, and Europe as a whole, continues to struggle with a migrant crisis rippling throughout its society.

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FAQ | User Reviews | User Ratings | External Reviews | Metacritic Reviews. Additionally, they will participate in two workshops, the first of which will be held at Rosebank Cinema Noveau on Saturday, 30 November and the second on Monday, 2 December in Cape Town at the Cape Investor Centre. A fierce rainstorm with driving wind swept across Cannes in the early dawn hours of the festival’s first full day.

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Wilson' and more. The mayor of Lyon is in existential crisis. Tambay Obenson Last night’s red carpet was a soggy sponge, and the deluge poured down until the morning turned sunny but cold. Anne Hathaway's live rendition of Fantine's "I Dreamed A Dream" breathes beautiful new life into an old ballad. It’s the neighborhood that Ly grew up in and knows intimately, dominated by blocks of suburban housing projects populated largely by residents of North African, Middle Eastern, and Roma heritage—the city’s most disadvantaged citizens.

Starring Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti, and Djibril Zonga, Amazon Studios will release the film on January 10, 2020, after closing one of the biggest domestic deals ever for a French-language movie last May. Last night’s red carpet was a soggy sponge, and the deluge … | OFFICIAL FRENCH ENTRY FOR THE ACADEMY AWARDS, “LES MISÉRABLES” TO OPEN THE EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL IN SOUTH AFRICA. LES MISÉRABLES which won the Best Feature Film and Best Screenplay Awards at the 40thDurban International Film Festival in July, will open the 6th edition of the European Film Festival in South Africa on Friday, 29 November 2019 at the Rosebank Cinema Noveau in Johannesburg. Her mother is in prison, and Krystal is more or less bringing herself up, wild and belligerent, like the stories she hears about her mom’s crazy exploits before she ended up in jail.

When what should be a simple arrest goes tragically awry, the three officers must individually reconcile with the aftermath of their actions while angling to keep the neighborhood from retaliating with mob violence. When an arrest starts to get out of hand, a drone films every move they make. The three-week uprising was rooted in increased unemployment among the youth, who were mostly confined to poor housing estates, and the harassment they routinely experienced at the hands of the police. Henri is a middle-aged writer in crisis. Directed by Ladj Ly.