FILM: Rebellion (15)

In 1988, indigenous Kanaks led by Alphonse Dianou (Iabe Lapacas) storm into a police station on Ouvea, one of the islands of New Caledonia, a French territory in the Pacific Ocean.

They kill four men and take the remaining police hostage, which sparks a bitter war of words back in Paris.

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Expert negotiator Capitaine Legorjus (Mathieu Kassovitz) and his team fly to the island to resolve the situation, arriving just as the two presidential candidates, Jacques Chirac and Francois Mitterand, throw their support behind military action to end the uprising, even if that means the loss of human life.

Released: April 19 (UK, selected cinemas), 135 mins