NZIFF 51 Film Review: Les Misérables, Directed by Ladj Ly

Inspired by the Paris suburb riots of 2005, Les Misérables captures the cynicism, indifference, and desperate humanity of three anti-crime unit officers patrolling the streets of Paris, in a relentlessly tense and unsettling film by first-time feature director Ladj Ly. Oxford Lamoureaux reviews for The 13th Floor.