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Les misérables (1982)

Unrated | | Drama | 20 October 1982 (France)
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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Jean Valjean
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Thénardier
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Inspecteur Javert
Evelyne Bouix ...
Fantine
Christiane Jean ...
Cosette
Franck Cabot-David ...
Marius (as Frank David)
Hervé Furic ...
Enjolras (as Hervé Fulric)
Robin Renucci ...
Courfeyrac
Françoise Seigner ...
La Thénardier
Candice Patou ...
Eponine
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Fauchelevent
Louis Seigner ...
Monseigneur Myriel
Valentine Bordelet ...
Cosette enfant
Emmanuel Curtil ...
Gavroche
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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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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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Compelling version of the novel
24 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

A compelling version of the Victor Hugo novel that should be sought out and viewed by fans of other versions and the novel. This theatrical release is not as complete as the longer television version broadcast in 1985, but nonetheless gets you hooked. Hossein is as faithful to the novel as possible. Film features a wonderful and human portrayal by Ventura as Valjean and does not betray the ending of the novel the way American and British versions have.


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