Release date: 1 May 1998
Les Miserables Official Web Site - Sony Official web site with Les Miserables
TriStar Pictures/Mandalay Entertainment/Columbia Pictures
Directed by: Bille August
|.||"Les Miserables", the film - Based on Victor
Hugo's epic tale. Jean Valjean is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread
which results in a life on the run. Jean falls in love with the beautiful
and poverty stricken Fantine. After her death, he raises her daughter Cosette.
Much later, Cosette falls in love with Marius, a young revolutionary. Jean
chooses to sacrifice his own freedom to save Cosette's love. Javert is
the policeman who hunts Jean to the end.
The movie concludes with a confrontation between Valjean and Javert on the banks of the Seine at the height of the July revolution in 1832.
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