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Cannes buzz movie Les Misérables has sold to Amazon Studios in one of the biggest domestic deals ever for a French-language movie.

Writer-director Ladj Ly’s feature debut received strong notices here after launching on the Croisette. It’s in the vein of Mathieu Kassovitz’s La Haine and Fernando Meirelles’ City Of God and is the only debut in the Official Competition

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