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Les Miserables

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Les Miserables


The motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries and in 21 languages around the globe and still breaking box-office records everywhere in its 27th year. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France,the film tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Ex-prisoner Jean Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.
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MPAA rating:
PG-13
for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements
Cast:
Russell Crowe; Hugh Jackman; Eddie Redmayne; Sacha Baron Cohen; Helena Bonham Carter; Anne Hathaway; Colm Wilkinson; Aaron Tveit; Amanda Seyfried; Samantha Barks
Directed by:
Tom Hooper
Genre:
Drama; Musical
Running time:
02:37
Release date:
2012
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