About Les Misérables (2012)
Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried. Directed by Tom Hooper
Winner of three Golden Globes, four BAFTAs, and three Academy Awards, Les Misérables is the motion-picture adaptation of the beloved global stage sensation seen by more than 65 million people in 42 countries and in 22 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 Working Title/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, passion, sacrifice and redemption--a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. 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.
UK DVD Release Date: May 13, 2013
US DVD Release Date: March 22, 2013
"It's a dream...This is going to go down in history"
Nicola Christie - The Independent
"Superbly directed, brilliantly acted and sung with unprecendented emotional depth. This is Magnificent"
Chris Tookey - Daily Mail
"Heart-Soaring, Crowd-delighting... If this doesn't get you going, your heart must be pumping cold porridge"
Robbie Collin - Daily Telegraph