Getting to Know... La Haine (2nd Edition)

Suitable for:
  • AQA AS and A Level
  • Edexcel A Level only
  • Eduqas A Level only

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this famous and polemic film directed by Mathieu Kassovitz (1995), which covers important issues such as immigration, life in the banlieues, racism, police brutality and criminality.

AS and A Level students will get to know La Haine inside out and be fully prepared for the writing exams.

Written specifically for the 2016 specifications, the logical structure offers the ideal balance between guided classwork and independent research:

  • Before: Introductory tasks enable students to study the film’s social and political context, with activities on the banlieues and police violence.
  • During: A comprehensive work-through of the film. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the film through comprehension and research tasks about significant scenes, themes and cinematic techniques.
  • After: Essay-writing advice, exam-style practice questions, model essays and indicative content help students to apply what they have learnt – and refine exam technique!