Les Misérables (2000)
"Les misérables" (original title)

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 Jean Valjean (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Thénardier (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Javert (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Cosette (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Marius (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Fantine (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Éponine Thénardier (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Madame Thénardier (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Mère Innocente (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Soeur Simplice (4 episodes, 2002)
Vadim Glowna ...
 Fauchelevent (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Enjolras (4 episodes, 2002)
Léopoldine Serre ...
 Cosette enfant (4 episodes, 2002)
Jérôme Hardelay ...
 Gavroche (4 episodes, 2002)
Michel Duchaussoy ...
 Gillenormand (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Monseigneur Bienvenu (4 episodes, 2002)
Christopher Thompson ...
 Courfeyrac (4 episodes, 2002)
Josiane Stoléru ...
 Baptistine (4 episodes, 2002)
Jean-Louis Richard ...
 Scarponi (4 episodes, 2002)
Roger Dumas ...
 Lorrain (4 episodes, 2002)
François Hadji-Lazaro ...
 Toussaint (4 episodes, 2002)
Maxime Leroux ...
 Champmathieu (4 episodes, 2002)
Artus de Penguern ...
 Chabouillet (4 episodes, 2002)
Denis Podalydès ...
 Scaufflaire (4 episodes, 2002)
Guilhem Pellegrin ...
 Médecin Plumet (4 episodes, 2002)
Elisabeth Wiener ...
 Madame Victurnier (4 episodes, 2002)
Michèle Gleizer ...
 Madame Magloire (4 episodes, 2002)
Karl Zéro ...
 Procureur Cour Arras (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Bigrenaille (4 episodes, 2002)
François Négret ...
 Claquesous (4 episodes, 2002)
Dominique Besnehard ...
 Gueulemer (4 episodes, 2002)
Yves Penay ...
 Babet (4 episodes, 2002)
Patrick Bordier ...
 Brujon (4 episodes, 2002)
Stephan Midaven ...
 Montparnasse (4 episodes, 2002)
Dominique Zardi ...
 Cochepaille (4 episodes, 2002)
Patrick Lambert ...
 Chenildieu (4 episodes, 2002)
Franck Tordjman ...
 Prouvaire (4 episodes, 2002)
Jérome Rebbot ...
 Bahorel (4 episodes, 2002)
David Podracky ...
 Grantaire (4 episodes, 2002)
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 Capitaine Picpus (4 episodes, 2002)
Sophie Milleron ...
 Azelma Thénardier (4 episodes, 2002)
Claude Brécourt ...
 Directeur Sûreté (4 episodes, 2002)
Yann Babilée ...
 Archiviste Sûreté (4 episodes, 2002)
Christian Imberdis ...
 Vieux professeur (4 episodes, 2002)
Thomas Badek ...
 Officier amphithéâtre (4 episodes, 2002)
Didier Lesour ...
 Parizot (4 episodes, 2002)
Vincent Schmitt ...
 Bamatabois (4 episodes, 2002)
Julie Dumas ...
 Nicolette (4 episodes, 2002)
Christophe Le Masne ...
 Portier Gillenormand (4 episodes, 2002)
Maciej Patronik ...
 Agent Simonot (4 episodes, 2002)
Pascal Pistacio ...
 Client prostituée (4 episodes, 2002)
Babsie Steger ...
 Amie de Fantine (4 episodes, 2002)
Philippe Lamendin ...
 Préfet de Police (4 episodes, 2002)
Stéphane Rodin ...
 Félix (4 episodes, 2002)
Sébastien Thiery ...
 Sous-officier Montreuil (4 episodes, 2002)
Bernard Cherboeuf ...
 Président Cour Arras (4 episodes, 2002)
Sophie Noël ...
 Femme Cour Assise (4 episodes, 2002)
Jean-Marc Talbot ...
 Assesseur Cour Arras (4 episodes, 2002)
Denis Karvil ...
 Inspecteur Sûreté (4 episodes, 2002)
Eric Averlant ...
 Moulibrac (4 episodes, 2002)
Véronique de Villele ...
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Jan Kostroun ...
 Policier Gorbeau (4 episodes, 2002)
Rodolphe Pauly ...
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Julia Portoghese ...
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The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving nineteen years. At first he only encounter mistrust and closed doors; only the saintly Bishop Bienvenu treats him kindly and takes him in. The bishop's truly Christian compassion and humanity not only restores Jean Valjean's faith in the good, but also smoothes his way back to an orderly life. As Monsieur Madeleine, Valjean is soon a wealthy industrialist and popular citizen, even becoming the mayor of a small provincial town. His good fortune departs, however, when he meets Fantine, one of his workers, an unmarried mother who tragically dies of consumption. The well-intentioned Valjean frees Fantine's illegitimate daughter Cosette from the clutches of her insidious foster parents, and looks after her like a father. When Valjean reveals his true identity in order to prevent an innocent man who closely ... Written by Anonymous

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Christian Clavier plays Thenardier, who in the book (fraudulently) identifies himself as "The Sergeant of Napoleon." Clavier has also played Napoleon himself. An earlier production, Les Miserables (1978) had Ian Holm as Thenardier. Holm has also played Napoleon. See more »

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Version of Les Misérables, Part 2: Fantine (1913) See more »

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24 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'll probably get hung for saying this, but this version, while good, is second to the 1998 version with Liam Neeson in my opinion. It moves along slowly (I too am American and didn't get to see the film in its entirety) and is somewhat confusing if you haven't read the novel from front to back. I was forever catching my family up on characters. It sticks VERY closely to the book, and in that is excellent.

I thought that the cast shone well except for Malcovich. He lacked the passionate determination I felt that Javert needed to make a convincing bad guy. Cosette's good looks and incredible costuming took her a long way... that young woman is very talented. The film is very pretty to look at, and handles Fantine's decent into prostitution admirably. (And in that event, is family-friendly.) It was great to see both familiar and unfamiliar faces and be introduced to a new film with such lovely splendor.

I enjoyed it, but probably wouldn't see it more than once. It is a good... great?... watch for the staunch book lovers. But for people looking for a film that carries you along, the 1998 version is better recommended.


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