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Janus Films (The Criterion Collection)
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Arielle

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie, important subject matter filmed in a captivating way. I had to watch with English subtitles, but even the translated dialogue flowed very naturally. The in-camera effects are something special and were so inspiring! You won't regret watching this masterpiece.

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Colin

I love this movie. I can't believe it took me 20 years to see it!

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Aaron

Wow. Excellent film. Very engaging. Some beautiful camerawork (like the close-up of Vinz at 1:10:45).

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Kathy

Found this great film thanks to Kanopy

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Chris

Damn this was a great movie. Can't believe I just stumbled upon it now.

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Simon

More than 20 years later, and this film is still as relevant as it was in the 90's. Vince, Said and Hubert hate the police, and the police hate them right back. It's an endless spiral with no solution. This movie doesn't offer any solution either, but it does a brilliant job showing that hate ...Read more

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