By Mark Asch
Ladj Ly’s follow-up to his Cesar award-winning Les Misérables is a hyperbolic state-of-the-nation address that lacks the logic and fire of that first feature.
The hardships of daily life in one of Paris’ toughest neighbourhoods are captured in Ladj Ly’s La Haine-esque debut.
By Elena Lazic
This year’s Clermont ISFF once again welcomed an eclectic mix of short-form filmmaking new and old.
The French director of Les Misérables has been subjected to implicit racism.