Katell Quillévéré's family-based drama follows Suzanne, a teenage mother who falls for a gangster
Probably the best Hollywood version of Victor Hugo's story, this has March as the honourable and strong Jean Valjean, reduced to stealing food in his impoverished youth. Laughton is his uncompromising nemesis Inspector Javert, driven by a committed belief in the law as opposed to justice, who hounds Valjean as he struggles to gain respectability. The seductive period detail and comforting sentimentality frame fine performances, particularly from Laughton.
His character is a haunted man, infused with tics and quirks, and too embittered to accept that forgiveness is an option.
BIFA-nominated films including the Film4-backed 45 Years, The Lobster, Macbeth, Amy and Ex Machina will be available in cinemas nationwide from 23 November in a special public screenings event. The
Film4 has received a total of 41 nominations for the films it has backed at this year¿s British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), with the nomination lists for the Best British Film and Best Director a
A summary of the critics and film professionals who voted for the top 50 Horror films of the 21st Century
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