La Haine

La Haine ★★★★★

This may be one of the best directed films of all-time! This really blew me away. The characters appear very real and rounded, their chemistry and confrontations make this film. Technically its a marvel and the flashy presentation choices are all purposeful, that reverse dolly zoom reflecting the oppressive nature of the setting.

I love how the narrative plays out in real time, it gives a nice sense of urgency and tension. Just an impactful, visceral watch that I absolutely adored.

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