The Motion-Picture Adaptation
Sunday Matinee, December 16, 2012 - 2:00pm
Les Misérables is 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. Helmed by The King's Speech's Academy Award-winning director, Tom Hooper, the Cameron Mackintosh production stars Hugh Jackman, Oscar winner Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne.
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, sacrifice and redemption--and survival of the human spirit.
Copyright © 2012 Universal Pictures / Sony Entertainment
Jackman plays ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe) after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.
With international superstars and beloved songs--including "I Dreamed a Dream," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More" and "On My Own"--Les Misérables, the show of shows, is now reborn as the cinematic musical experience of a lifetime.
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen
Director: Tom Hooper
Genre: Musical / Drama