Ladj Ly / FR, 2019 / 102 min.
Ladj Ly situated his protest film in the same banlieu that was the setting for Victor Hugo’s famous novel Les Misérables. In this police drama Ly mainly draws on his recollections of the 2005 riots that scourged Paris. Ly’s feature film debut won the European Film Award. Chosen by Ivo van Hove.
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Film and theatre influence each other continuously. To celebrate that relationship between the two worlds, Eye has invited stage director Ivo van Hove and scenographer Jan Versweyveld to compile an exhibition.