Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence

72nd Cannes Film Festival - News conference for the film "Les Miserables" in competition - Cannes, France, May 16, 2019. Director Ladj Ly and cast member Al Hassan Ly attend the news conference for the film "Les Miserables" in competition. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

CANNES, France (Reuters) – Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top award at Cannes, as an insight into France’s “yellow vest” street protests. Set in a Paris suburb, “Les Miserables” tells the story of three policemen who […]

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