“Remember this, my friends: there are no such things as bad plants or bad men. There are only bad cultivators.” ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
It’s a rare occasion when Steve and Andy have an in-depth conversation about a film. One thing you can be sure of is that they know how to pick them. For this Trailer Rewind Steve and Andy are traveling abroad for a suspenseful ride along with Chris, Gwada, and Stephane Ruiz in 2019’s Les Misérables.
While this film hits some familiar notes in the gritty street cop genre, they both agree that the final act of this film raises it above other films and stands strong on its own. As they discuss the plot of the film they touch on the themes of the film and the larger statement being made. It’s a powerful film that left its mark on both of them.
For completionists, Ladj Ly’s short film Les Misérables (2017) that was expanded into the feature film is available here.
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