Les Misérables

In the modern-day Parisian neighborhood of Victor Hugo’s novel, a new transfer cop learns abusive policing practices of two veterans. When a young boy records them going too far, the community threatens to explode. 

  • France
  • 2017, 15 min
  • Director: Ladj Ly
  • Director of photography: Julien Verron
  • Editor: Flora Voltepeliere
  • Screenplay: Ladj Ly
  • Cast: Damien Bonnard, Djibril Zonga, Alexis Manenti, Amara Ly
  • Producer: Christophe Barral, Toufik Ayadi
  • Production: Les films du Worso

19.1. 20:30 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall
20.1. 18:30 Praha | Světozor - Grand Hall

Ladj Ly

Ladj Ly is a French filmmaker born in Mali. Actor and director of the collective Kourtrajmé, he's known for the shorts 365 JOURS A CLICHY-MONTFERMEIL and LES BOSQUETS, in collaboration with the contemporary artist JR. For several years, Ladj Ly filmed and organized cultural events in his neighborhood, the Cité des Bosquets in Clichy Montfermeil. His last short is LES MISERABLES, Canal + Award at the Clermont-Ferrand ISFF, about the police violence in France.