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Les Misérables

Author: Tom HooperTim BevanEric FellnerDebra HaywardCameron MackintoshAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past.
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Genre/Form: DVDs
Feature films
Musical films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
History
Fiction films
Drama
Film adaptations
Historical films
Teatro
Named Person: Victor Hugo; Victor Hugo
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Hooper; Tim Bevan; Eric Fellner; Debra Hayward; Cameron Mackintosh; William Nicholson; Alain Boublil; Claude-Michel Schönberg; Herbert Kretzmer; Angela Morrison; Liza Chasin; Nicholas Allott; F Richard Pappas; Hugh Jackman; Russell Crowe; Anne Hathaway; Amanda Seyfried; Eddie Redmayne; Aaron Tveit; Samantha Barks; Isabelle Allen; Daniel Huttlestone; Colm Wilkinson; Helena Bonham Carter; Sacha Baron Cohen; Danny Cohen; Eve Stewart; Paco Delgado; Melanie Oliver; Chris Dickens, (Film editor); Liam Steel; Victor Hugo; Universal Pictures (Firm),; Relativity Media,; Working Title Films,; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 827611665
Language Note: English dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. Optional English descriptive video service.
Notes: Title from end credits.
Wide screen (1.85:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Based on the original stage musical Boublil and Schönberg's Les Misérables, from the novel by Victor Hugo. Originally produced for the stage by Cameron Mackintosh.
Credits: Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg ; lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer ; director of photography, Danny Cohen ; production designer, Eve Stewart ; costume designer, Paco Delgado ; editors, Melanie Ann Oliver, Chris Dickens ; choreographer, Liam Steel ; music supervisor, Becky Bentham.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Isabelle Allen, Daniel Huttlestone, Colm Wilkinson, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen.
Awards: WINNER: Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Anne Hathaway), 2013 Academy Awards -- WINNER: Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, 2013 Golden Globe Awards -- WINNER: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy (Hugh Jackman), 2013 Golden Globe Awards -- WINNER: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Anne Hathaway), 2013 Golden Globe Awards -- NOMINATED: Best Picture, 2013 Academy Awards -- NOMINATED: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Jackman), 2013 Academy Awards
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; Suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements.; Canadian home video rating: PG; violence, sexual content, not recommended for young children.; Régie du cinéma (Quebec): G; general rating, not recommended for young children.
Description: 1 videodisc (158 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen 1.85:1 presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital DVS 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Special features: The stars of Les misérables --
Creating the perfect Paris --
The original masterwork : Victor Hugo's Les misérables --
Optional audio feature commentary with director Tom Hooper.
Other Titles: Misérables (Motion picture : 2012)
Responsibility: directed by Tom Hooper ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Cameron Mackintosh ; screenplay by William Nicholson, Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, Herbert Kretzmer ; executive producers, Angela Morrison, Liza Chasin, Nicholas Allott, F. Richard Pappas ; a Universal Pictures presentation ; in association with Relativity Media ; a Working Title Films/Cameron Mackintosh production ; a film by Tom Hooper.

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In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past.

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by Tom2718 (WorldCat user published 2015-10-25) Very Good Permalink

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An operatic musical.  Good music, well-told story, likeable characters, fabulous sets.  It’s a story of forgiveness and redemption...
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