La Haine (1996) - Cinema on the Square

La Haine (1996) - Cinema on the Square

Leeds International Film Festival - Cinema on the Square

Available from 25 July 2024 to 25 July 2024

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Get tickets here to watch La Haine (1996) at Leeds Film Festival's Cinema on the Square

Cinema on the Square is back for 24 July - 26 July 2024 for a larger programme of handpicked films to make even more unforgettable summer memories!

Watch La Haine, concert style. Cinema on the Square is the summer open-air cinema in Millennium Square, where everyone celebrates the music, movies and the unmistakable feeling of summer with a line-up of films that has something for everyone!

About La Haine

La Haine (1995), directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, is a gripping and raw portrayal of life in the impoverished suburbs of Paris. The film follows three friends—Vinz, Saïd, and Hubert—over the course of 24 hours after a riot, depicting their struggles with racial tension, police brutality, and societal neglect.

Shot in stark black-and-white, the cinematography enhances the gritty realism and intense atmosphere of the narrative. Kassovitz's direction and the compelling performances of the cast, particularly Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé, and Saïd Taghmaoui, bring an urgent, visceral energy to the story.

La Haine delves deep into themes of anger, alienation, and the cyclical nature of violence, offering a powerful social commentary that remains relevant today. Its unflinching depiction of the marginalized youth and their environment makes "La Haine" a seminal work in French cinema, acclaimed for its bold storytelling and profound impact.

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