La Haine (1995)

1995 La Haine Hate Movie Film Cinema Poster ArtMathieu Kassovitz’s La Haine a.k.a. Hate follows three immigrant friends – a Jew, an African and an Arab – who live in a poor district on Paris’ outskirts. The central theme of the film is the social marginalisation of such people and the anger it helps create.

Intense central performances by Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé and Saïd Taghmaoui, outstanding cinematography by Pierre Aïm, and assured direction by Kassovitz all go towards making this drama a landmark of contemporary French cinema.

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You can find more information on this French-language movie on Wikipedia and IMDb.

As always, we recommend you don’t ruin any surprises by reading spoilers or watching this trailer:

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Title: La Haine

Language: French

Direction: Mathieu Kassovitz

Screenplay: Mathieu Kassovitz

Cinematography: Pierre Aïm

Editing: Mathieu Kassovitz, Scott Stevenson

Score: Assassin

Stars: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé, Saïd Taghmaoui, Abdel Ahmed Ghili, François Levantal, Tadek Lokcinski, Solo, Joseph Momo, Héloïse Rauth, Rywka Wajsbrot, Olga Abrego, Laurent Labasse, Choukri Gabteni, Nabil Ben Mhamed, Benoît Magimel, Medard Niang, Arash Mansour, Vincent Lindon

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Full Acting Cast and Roles

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2 comments

  1. Very good movie of society problems…

  2. This was a really confronting film for it’s time. How good was the La Haine soundtrack?

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