France, 2019, 90 mins.
DIRECTOR: Jean-Robert Viallet
Thirty thousand square meters and 2,000 inmates, half of them under 30 years old. The Baumettes jail tells about misery, violence, abandonment, and also hopes. It is a story with its screams and its silences. A concentrate of humanity. This incredible documentary, filmed in a fly-on-the-wall style, allows us to get up close, to catch an honest glimpse at the reality of their lives, to get under their skin as they get under ours.
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