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Title . Les Miserables 
Release date: 1 May 1998 
Les Miserables Official Web Site - Sony Official web site with Les Miserables 
TriStar Pictures/Mandalay Entertainment/Columbia Pictures 
 
Credits . Cast: 
  • Liam Neeson -------- Jean Valjean, convict on the run, mayor of Vigau
  • Geoffrey Rush ------- Javert, policeman who hunts Valjean
  • Uma Thurman ------- Fantine, Valjean is devoted to her 
  • Claire Danes -------- Cosette, Fantine's daughter whom Valjean raises
  • Reine Brynolfsson --- Captain Beauavais
  • Hans Matheson ----- Marius, militant student, love interest with Cosette
  • Peter Vaughan ------ Bishop, befriends Valjean
  • Mimi Newman ------ Cosette (age 8)
  • Directed by: Bille August 
    Produced by: Sarah Radclyffe, Jim Gorman 
    Assistant director: Guy Travers 
    Written by: Rafael Yglesias 
    Director of Photography: Jorgen Persson 
    Production designer: Anna Asp 
    Edited by: Janus Billeskov-Jansen 
    Art director: Peter Grant 
    Costume designer: Gabriella Pesucci 
    Music by: Basil Poledouris 
    Casting: Leonora Davis 
    Rated PG-13 for violence, and for some sexual content. 
    Based on the novel "Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo 
    Running time 131 min 
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    General 
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    . "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. 

    Also .. 
    Filmed in 1935 by Richard Boleslawski, 20th Century Pictures 
    Filmed in 1952 by Lewis Milestone, 20th Century Fox 
    TV in 1978 by Glenn Jordan 
    Filmed in B&W silent as early as 1909 by J. Stuart Blackton 
    numerous films 
    musical 
     

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