La Haine Poster

Release Date: 1995

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
When a young Arab is arrested and beaten unconscious by police, a riot erupts in the notoriously violent suburbs outside of Paris. Three of the victim's peers, Vinz (Vincent Cassel), Said (Said Taghmaoui) and Hubert (Hubert Koundé), wander aimlessly about their home turf in the aftermath of the violence as they try to come to grips with their outrage over the brutal incident. After one of the men finds a police officer's discarded weapon, their night seems poised to take a bleak turn.

Cast: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé, Said Taghmaoui, Abdel Ahmed Ghili, Joseph Momo, Rywka Wajsbrot, Karim Belkhadra, François Levantal

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Les Productions Lazennec, Canal+, Kasso Inc. Productions, Egg Pictures, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

Keywords: Gritty, Revenge, 1990s, Tense, Friendship, Police officer, Hospital, Growing up