Jean Valjean is paroled after serving 19 years in prison for stealing some bread. He tries to steal silverware from a missionary, but is set straight by a bishop. Nine years later, Valjean is now a wealthy industrialist and mayor. He eventually befriends Fantine, a single mother turned prostitute a...
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Jean Valjean is paroled after serving 19 years in prison for stealing some bread. He tries to steal silverware from a missionary, but is set straight by a bishop. Nine years later, Valjean is now a wealthy industrialist and mayor. He eventually befriends Fantine, a single mother turned prostitute and risks all when he helps her after she's nearly arrested by police officer Javert. Javert was a guard at the prison Valjean was in and is suspicious that the mayor and Valjean are the same person.
Adapted from the stage musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, produced on the stage by Cameron Mackintosh.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: The stars of Les misérables ; Creating the perfect Paris ; The original masterwork: Victor Hugo's Les misérables ; feature commentary with director Tom Hooper.
1 videodisc (158 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1), Dolby Digital 5.1 or 2.0 sound.
MPAA Rating: PG-13, for suggestive and sexual material, violence, and thematic elements.
Academy Awards, 2013: Best supporting actress (Hathaway), best makeup and hairstyling, best mixing.
Golden Globe for Best Picture (Musical or Comedy)
Director of photography, Danny Cohen ; musical director, Stephen Brooker ; musical producers, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Anne Dudley ; music by Claude-Michel Schönberg ; lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer ; editors, Melanie Ann Oliver, Chris Dickens.
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