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Les Misérables (1982)
"Les misérables" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  20 October 1982 (France)
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The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert.

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The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Os Miseráveis  »

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(4 parts) (miniseries) | (VHS) | (theatrical) | (2 parts) (DVD) (miniseries)

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The musical version of 'Les Misérables' opened at the Broadway Theater on March 12, 1987 and ran for 6680 performances, making it the third longest running show on Broadway. See more »

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La Faute à Voltaire
Extrait de la Tragédie Musicale "Les Misérables"
by Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg et Jean-Marc Natel
arrangement: John Cameron (as J. Cameron)
Editions musicales A. Boublil-TOP no1
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Lino at his best
27 November 2003 | by (Offenburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

I've seen quite a few versions of Les Misérables but this one is for sure one of the best. Maybe the 1958(Jean-Paul Le Chanois) version with Jean Gabin as Jean Valjean gets close to it but Lino is literally awesome! The 1985 TV adaption is about 218 min long - 30 min longer than the 1982 cinema release and split in four parts. So take your time, it's worth it! 9/10


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