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 today.
Based on real events, La Haine focuses on three friends (Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé and Saïd Taghmaoui) 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…
La Haine has been newly restored in 4k ultra high definition.
For screenings from Fri 18 Sep we will be releasing more single seats an hour before each screening. Please call box office on 020 7613 7498 or pop in to the box office to book. We’re trialling this in order to make the most of our limited capacity but hope to have a simpler way of booking soon.
Private Screen Experience for up to 6 people
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This film is distributed by BFI
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