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« Les Misérables », affaire classée ?

Leonard Cortana on why France’s entry for the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards, Les Misérables, should be inscribed in the history of French cinema:

“The media described the film with the otherwise common expression "film coup-de-poing" (punch film) both allegories for the violence and the ephemeral. How can we transform these films often used as "booster shots" into a long-lasting dialogue where the civil society, whistleblowers and activists like Sihame Assbague and Assa Traoré take a significant part in the debate to highlight the process of criminalization of the victims in order to eliminate this systematic violence, made banal in our contemporary society? ”

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