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Synopsis

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.

The Cambridge Film Festival is presented by the Cambridge Film Trust, a registered charity with a mission to foster film culture and education for the benefit of the public, in Cambridge, the Eastern region and throughout the UK.