The lives of numerous people over the course of 20 years in 19th century France, weaved together by the story of an ex-convict named Jean Valjean on the run from an obsessive police inspector, who pursues him for only a minor offense.
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Re-released in France in 1951. See more
In the second part, Les Thenardier, when Jean Servais overhears the pair plotting to rob Valjean, Raymond Bernard can be heard softly directing him to leave the room ("Vite!"). See more
[referring to Pop Mabeuf, who has just been shot down
Now, citizens, may each of you fight for this dead old man as he would for his own living father.