Celebrating the French film – LA HAINE – with links to study guides

To celebrate todays  EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES I will be Tweeting and bogging a list of European film with links to free resource guides


An award-winning account of one crucial day in the life of three ethnically diverse teenagers on a housing estate in Paris. It documents the fierce loathing that exists between the estate’s residents and the police, that explodes when the police beat a youngster into a coma. The three young men vent their grief, frustration and anger in different ways with deadly consequences.

The film won the 1995 Best Director at Cannes and the 1996 Best Film at the Cesar Awards.

Level: AS, A2, KS4 , Subjects: Film Studies, French, History, Media Studies

In French with English subtitles

DVD ImageStudy Guide in French – http://web.archive.org/web/20121021154757/http://www.filmeducation.org/pdf/film/LaHaine-Francais.pdf

Study Guide –


Study Guide for students of AS/A2 French –


DVD available to buy athttp://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds

More comprehensive film resource page at –



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