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Les misérables (1958)

Jean Valjean, convicted of a minor crime, spends the rest of his life being pursued by a cruel and unrelenting policeman, Javert.
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René Fleur ...
Le cardinal
Julienne Paroli ...
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Un gendarme (as Ardisson)
Christian Fourcade ...
Le petit ramoneur
Jean Ozenne ...
Le préfet de Montreuil
Bernard Musson ...
Un bourgeois
Danièle Delorme ...
Elfriede Florin ...
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Madeleine Barbulée ...
Gerhard Bienert ...
Le président du tribunal
Harry Hindemith ...
Un bagnard
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Jean Valjean, convicted of a minor crime, spends the rest of his life being pursued by a cruel and unrelenting policeman, Javert.

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In the "Battle of Waterloo" flashback, English soldiers can be heard singing "The British Grenadiers," one of the most famous UK martial songs. See more »

Quotes

Courfeyrac: It's a pity to kill that young man, he could be your brother.
Enjolras: He is.
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Version of El boassa (1944) See more »

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admirable work
26 November 2016 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

the best version of a book like Les Miserable is an impossible mission. because this is the fate of a great novel. this adaptation has the gift to be correct. and memorable. and impressive. and each of this are more than precious virtues. because it is Les Miserable of Jean Gabin, Bourvil and Bernarb Blivier. because the atmosphere, the music and the respect for novel are admirable. because the spirit of one of the French literature masterpiece is preserved and presented in inspired manner. and this does the film more useful for the readers of the book of Victor Hugo because Jean Gabin gives a magnificent Jean Valjean. not only at the level of image but as wise exploration of the gestures, fundamental change and generosity. and Bourvil is Thenardier more than you imagine. a film who use the lines of text as impeccable clothes. so, not ignore it !


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