Ladj Ly

28 Millimètres, Portrait d'une génération, Braquage, Ladj Ly vu par JR, Les Bosquets, Montfermeil, 2004 (30892005367).jpg

Ladj Ly is a French film director and screenwriter. He won a Jury Prize in Cannes Film Festival for Les Misérables in 2019. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. [1]

His parents are from Mali and grew up in Montfermeil, district of Bosquets. He started making films with his friends. Les Miserables was his first non-documentary film directed.[2]


  1. ^ "Les Miserables review". The New York Times. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Interview with Ladj Ly". Indiewire. 1 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.