In the popular novel Les Misérables, writer Victor Hugo mentioned that there are no good people or bad people but it is the circumstances which make us either of them. Director Ladj Ly took the same line to write the script of his film Les Misérables. Ladj Ly is the director of Les Misérables.
This is one of the best films made this year, without any doubt. The story portrays the clash between three cops and a bunch of kids in a neighborhood in Paris suburbs. It is intense, powerful and delivers a strong message on society in the end. Les Misérables won a Jury Prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival and got selected as the official entry for Oscars by France. The audience who watched the film at MAMI Film Festival thoroughly enjoyed it and many of them termed it as the best film of the festival.
Les Misérables is easily one of the best movies at the MAMI Film Festival this year.