Stéphane joined the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil, in the 93. He meets his new teammates, Chris and Gwada, and discovers the tensions between the different groups of the district.
There’s something exhilarating about the nihilistic charge the film generates, one that comes to a stunning climax in a searing final shot of ruthless ambiguity that will be hard to shake. The Wee Review
Hugo’s Les Misérables is deeply baked into French cultural history, but the events that ensue in Ly’s modern tale of racial injustice and police brutality demonstrate that the French haven’t learnt much at all from this text that they revere. Seventh Row
Ladj Ly analyzes the tensions between the police and the poor population of the French capital, creating a street thriller with an attentive eye and an anxious and distressing rhythm. En Filme