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Les Misérables (2019)
Directed by Ladj Ly
Rated R / Narrative / 1 hours 44 minutes
Sidewalk is proud to spotlight director Ladj Ly’s Les Misérables. The film won the 2019 Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize and is the French entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. This film is screening as part of our Black Lens spotlight program, highlighting the work of black filmmakers from around the world.
A cop from the provinces moves to Paris to join the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil, discovering an underworld where the tensions between the different groups mark the rhythm.