Stars: Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti, Djebril Zonga
Director: Ladj Ly
Plot: Inspired by the 2005 riots in Paris, the film follows Stéphane, a recent transplant to the impoverished suburb of Montfermeil, as he joins the local anti-crime squad. Working alongside his unscrupulous colleagues Chris and Gwada, Stéphane struggles to maintain order amidst the mounting tensions between local gangs. When an arrest turns unexpectedly violent, the three officers must reckon with the aftermath and keep the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.
Release Date: January 10th, 2020
This is France's submission for Best International Feature Film at the 2020 Oscars.