Ladj Ly’s ‘Les Misérables’ Is Rare Competition Debut For A Feature First-Timer — Cannes Ones To Watch

Whenever a first-time feature director makes it into the Cannes Film Festival Competition it’s worth taking notice. Only a small handful have achieved the honor in recent years, and one, László Nemes back in 2015, took his Son of Saul all the way from …

Whenever a first-time feature director makes it into the Cannes Film Festival Competition it’s worth taking notice. Only a small handful have achieved the honor in recent years, and one, László Nemes back in 2015, took his Son of Saul all the way from the Croisette to the Foreign Language Film Oscar. This year, Ladj […]