This message received from Altitude about the release date:
"We care passionately about ensuring that our films find as large an audience as possible. With the latest advice regarding COVID-19 and the comfort of cinemagoers in mind, we are no longer able to release LES MISÉRABLES in cinemas as planned on 24 April. We are working to get the film to audiences as soon as possible and will keep you up to date on news when we have it. Thanks for your support and please follow @altitudefilms for updates."
Ladj Ly's explosive directorial debut Les Misérables premiered in competition at the Cannes Film Festival winning the Jury Prize and has been nominated for a variety of awards including a Golden Globe and an Academy Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
Stéphane (Damien Bonnard) has recently joined the Anti-Crime Squad in Montfermeil, in the suburbs of Paris, France, where, Victor Hugo set his famed novel Les Misérables. Alongside his new colleagues Chris (Alexis Manenti) and Gwada (Djebril Zonga) - both experienced members of the team - he quickly discovers tensions running high between local gangs. When the trio finds themselves overrun during the course of an arrest, a drone captures the encounter, threatening to expose the reality of everyday life.