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Les Miserables - The Movie (2019)

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For those of you that are still in Milano, I am suggesting you this movie, Les Miserables

The film, set in the commune of Montfermeil in the aftermath of the Protected content World Cup, is based on a real-life occurrence of police violence which took place in the city on 14 October Protected content and was observed and filmed by Ly. The story follows several characters within the commune, as a theft from a teenager spirals into the threat of a large crisis. The film's title is a reference to the Victor Hugo Protected content of the same name, written in Montfermeil and partially set in it; in the novel, Montfermeil is also the setting of the meeting of Jean Valjean and Cosette, a girl abused by her adoptive parents. The film depicts abuses against poor citizens, especially teenagers of sub-Saharan African or Maghrebi ethnicities, thus stressing the continuity in the fate of the poor in Montfermeil.

It had its world premiere on 15 May Protected content the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Jury Prize. It was released in France on 20 November Protected content received critical acclaim, earning twelve nominations at the César Awards and winning four including Best Film. Among other honors, it was selected as the French entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards, eventually achieving the nomination

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