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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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Enjolras (as Hervé Fulric)
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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
Disques Tréma
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The best version on film
17 September 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have collected about a dozen versions of Les Miserables on film, and this is by far the best. The production is brilliant, the entire atmosphere created is totally faithful to the book, the characters perfect. And then there is the score - overwhelmingly emotional when called for. I wish a copy of Magnes soundtrack was available, I have to rely on the audio I have taken from my DVD which I had created from video. Can't praise this film highly enough. It's leagues above the next best - the Charles Laughton version. I won't even stop to mention some of the terrible American versions that have appeared in recent years. They are in my collection because I can't stop collecting but that is about the only reason! It took me five years to put myself through the Musical version of Les Miserables, but I was pleasantly surprised - it's good. But compared to re-reading the book or watching this film version it is pale........


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