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La Haine Case Study »

vikiwalden | Friday September 07, 2012

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS A2, Genres & Case Studies, World Cinema, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Classic, Analysis, New Realism, Social Realism

Urban Stories | Power, Poverty & Conflict | Case Study 2 | La Haine (Mathieu Kassovitz , 1995) Synopsis La Haine (Hate 1995, France) focuses on a single day in the lives of three twenty-something friends from immigrant families, living in an impoverished and multi-ethnic French housing project. The housing project, or la banlieues (ZUP - zone √† urbaniser en priorit√©), hosts a riot after a young man is shot by a policeman. The film follows the young trio in the immediate aftermath of the…
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