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Pre-Order: La Haine (2-Disc Blu-ray Set)


Mathieu Kassovitz’s landmark mid-90s drama, newly restored in 4K to mark the film’s 25th anniversary

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Simmering hostility and prejudices boil over in Mathieu Kassovitz’s provocative and compelling portrait of a Parisian housing project.

Set in the aftermath of a riot, three friends – Vinz (Vincent Cassell), Hubert (Hubert Koundè) and Saïd (Saïd Taghmaoui) – trapped by their economic, ethnic and community circumstances, navigate the escalating urban discontent. But, with tensions still high and the threat of violence ever-present, the trio drift towards an increasingly dangerous destiny.

Newly restored in 4K, La Haine’s scalding take on France’s social divide still carries a knockout punch. Beautifully shot in black and white by Pierre Aïm, this mid-1990s landmark remains as fresh and relevant 25 years on from its original release.

  • 2-disc Limited Edition
  • Fierrot le pou (1990, 8 mins): a young man shoots hoops (or tries) in a gym, when a woman appears whom he attempts to impress
  • Cauchemar blanc (1991, 9 mins): a group of guys cruise the streets looking for someone to rob
  • Assassins… (1992, 14 mins): Mathieu Kassovitz’s short film which he would later develop into the feature Assassin(s) in 1997
  • Preparing for the Shoot (1995, 6 mins): behind-the-scenes footage as Kassovitz and his cast and crew prepare to embark on making La Haine
  • The Making of a Scene (1995, 7 mins): a look at the shooting of a particularly challenging scene in the film
  • Trailers
  • Clips
  • Many more extras TBC
  • Fully illustrated perfect-bound book featuring essays on the film and it’s continuing influence, the importance of music in La Haine, an in-depth interview with Mathieu Kassovitz, and much more
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SKU 5035673013878
Catalogue Number BFIB1387
Product contents 2 discs
Year 1995
Director Mathieu Kassovitz
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries France
Colour Black & White
Subtitles English
Language(s) French
Running time 98 min
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 15
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