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La Haine (4k restoration)


La Haine (4k restoration)

Saturday 26 September 2020 | 12:30 pm


★★★★★ “La Haine has lost none of its punch” – Empire

Based on real events, La Haine focuses on three friends over the course of one day in the housing projects of suburban Paris in the aftermath of a riot. With tension in the air and the police on constant surveillance, it’s not long before prejudice and hostility turns into violence, with tragic consequences.

Mathieu Kassovitz’s bold and inventive film, beautifully shot by Pierre Aïm, may be 25 years old, but in terms of its themes of social and economic divide and urban discontent, it feels just as fresh and relevant now.

Our social distancing seating plan means you will be allocated seats when booking.  To book specific seats for this event, please call 01206 713 700. Lines are open daily, 8:30am – 6:30pm.

Ticket prices:

Standard £8.00 Concession £7.00 Member £6.50

Certificate: 15

Length: 98 mins

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz

Cast: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Kounde, Said Taghmaoui

Language: French with English subtitles

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Saturday 26 September 2020 | 12:30 pm

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