La Haine

La Haine ★★★★½

Le monde est à ᴠ̶ous

This was such an incredibly powerful and thought provoking film. Just wow. Everything comes together from the performances to the editing to the cinematography (wonderfully shot in black and white) to make this one of the most brutally real depictions of hate and race relations I’ve ever seen, this thing is over 25 years old and feels so relevant that it could genuinely have been made yesterday. The characters feel so authentic and fleshed out, everything is in service of drawing you right into this world and these people, building to a finale that won’t be leaving my mind any time soon.

Watched for the first time in 2021

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