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Although there are dozens of songs in Les Miserables, only one of them has a shot at winning the Oscar this year — the lullaby-like new composition “Suddenly.”

In this behind-the-scenes video put together by Universal, composer Claude-Michel Schönberg and lyricist Alain Boublil discuss adding a song to their show, nearly three decades after its creation.

“Suddenly” is performed by Hugh Jackman mid-way through the movie, after the fugitive Jean Valjean rescues the little girl Cosette from the abusive in of the Thenardiers (Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen.) “Up until then, at age 50, he had never loved or been loved by anybody, »

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