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La Haine (1995)  link to La Haine on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: Yellow 36

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IMDb Rating:
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8.1/10 (105819 votes)

Country: French, 98 minutes

Spoken Languages: French

Genre(s): Drama, Crime

Director(s): Mathieu Kassovitz

Cast: Vincent Cassel (as Vinz), Saïd Taghmaoui (as Saïd), Benoît Magimel (as Benoît), Hubert Koundé (as Hubert), Abdel Ahmed Ghili (as Abdel)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: The film follows three young men and their time spent in the French suburban "ghetto," over a span of twenty-four hours. Vinz, a Jew, Saïd, an Arab, and Hubert, a black boxer, have grown up in these French suburbs where high levels of diversity coupled with the racist and oppressive police force have raised tensions to a critical breaking point. During the riots that took place a night before, a police officer lost his handgun in the ensuing madness, only to leave it for Vinz to find. Now, with a newfound means to gain the respect he deserves, Vinz vows to kill a cop if his friend Abdel dies in the hospital, due the beating he received while in police custody.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017