Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, les miserables is undisputedly one of the worlds most popular musicals. Dec 14, 2016 les miserables 1982 french les miserables 1982 french les miserables 1982 french. Les miserables, a french film by robert hossein les miserables 1998 film, a film by bille august, starring liam neeson and geoffrey rush les miserables 2000 miniseries, a 2000 television miniseries by josee dayan and starring gerard depardieu and john malkovich. I saw this version on fox movie channel around 20002001 and was mesmerized by it. Moreau, who received an honorary oscar in 1998, continued. Les miserables is a 2012 epic historical period musical film directed by tom hooper and scripted by william nicholson, alain boublil, who wrote the original french lyrics, claudemichel schonberg, who wrote the music, and herbert kretzmer, who wrote the english lyrics, based on the 1862 french novel of the same name by victor hugo, which also inspired a 1980 musical by boublil and schonberg. All planning on remaking a film should be required to watch this. Fully restored in hd an epic in the tradition of doctor zhivago and ryans daughter sill considered as greatest film adaptation of victor hugos masterpiece, les miserables. Gerard depardieu as jean valjean and jeanne moreau as mere innocente in a 2000 tv series adaptation of victor hugos les miserables.
Rating is available when the video has been rented. The story of jean valjean, an exconvict trying to live a reformed live in the 19th century while being dogged by inspector javert. The dream cast in concert, a 1995 concert video of the musical. Les miserables 1982 french les miserables 1982 french les miserables 1982 french. Les miserables is a 2000 french television miniseries based on the 1862 novel of the same name by victor hugo. Claude lelouchs 1995 film is more an adaptation of hugos tale, rather than a filmed version of it. At first he only encounter mistrust and closed doors.
Les miserables is a 2000 french television miniseries based on the 1862 novel of the same. Of the many film adaptations of the novel, this has been called the one most popular with audiences in postwar france. The 25th anniversary, a 2010 concert video of the musical. Javert is a young boy, the son of a guard in the toulon prison, when he sees valjean as a convict. Coinciding with its 35th triumphant year in londons west end, cameron mackintosh produced a spectacular soldout staged concert version at the gielgud theatre featuring an allstar cast including michael ball, alfie boe, carrie hope fletcher, matt lucas, and john owen jones. Jean valjean depardieu is imprisoned at a young age for stealing bread. It has so many amazing details, and for the most part is so faithful to the book. This video contains content from beta film gmbh, who has blocked it in your country on grounds. Cosette did a really good job but i found it impossible to feel sympathy for gerard depardieus jean valjean. My names gavroche these are my people, heres my patch not much to look at, nothing posh nothing that youd call up to scratch. Written by michel audiard and rene barjavel, the film was directed by jeanpaul le chanois.
Les miserables 2000 part 12 dutch subs youtube john. On october 2008, depardieus son guillaume died from pneumonia at the age of 37. Apr 11, 2008 when he fights a lot of grief and hardship and my sit down was at a theater and liam neeson was the star,but the french wasnt to prominent and maybe its better with a little more french especially because its based on french culture and the hardships of this dude in france who was a grown man and took on that life by two parents like everyone and so on and i was 25 in age, in years, but. Ive yet to view the 1934 version, which ive read is closer to the novel, being at least twoandahalf hours longer than the aforesaid adaptations, but the screenwriter inexplicably really.
Tom hoopers film is a colossal effort after 158 minutes, you really have experienced something. One of the best and most faithful adaptations is this 240minute french production, starring jean gabin as the beleaguered jean valjean. With gerard depardieu, christian clavier, john malkovich, virginie ledoyen. Rendez vous en terre inconnue virginie efira chez les tsaatans en mongolie. Sister simplice admits valjean and cosette to the convent instead of father fauchevent. Les mis e rables 1934 with harry baur my absolute favourite film version. John malkovich, gerard depardieu, jeanne moreau, virginie ledoyen, charlotte gainsbourg. Jun 30, 2017 le film les miserables 1958 vostfr admin 20170630t01. Les miserables film 1958 wiki les miserables fandom. One noteworthy plot change was made to accommodate the fact that the actors playing the roles of valjean and javert were far apart in age, rather than near contemporaries as in the novel. Les miserables is a 1958 french east germanitalian film adaptation of the victor hugo novel released in france on 12 march 1958. Les miserables with gerard depardieu and john malkovich with dutch subtitles i do not own the rights of this video. Baur, the 1958 starring jean gabin and the 2000 version starring gerard depardieu.
Jean valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving nineteen years. Jean valjean jean gabin is paroled after serving 19 year term in a hard labor prison for stealing some bread. On 14 july 2006, he had a son, jean, with frenchcambodian helene bizot daughter of francois bizot and not to be confused with actress helene bizot. Note that les miserables film, 2019, directed by ladj ly. Jun 01, 2019 normally, the french are respectful of their own works of literature the 1958 and 1983 versions. Dec 06, 2012 in 1985, five years after the paris debut of the french musical, the englishlanguage production, with a new libretto by herbert kretzmer and directed by trevor nunn, opened in london, to less. Jean valjean, convicted of a minor crime, spends the rest of his life being pursued by a cruel and unrelenting policeman, javert. As far as the latter, for my input, nothing compares to this version. Victor hugos monumental novel les miserables has been filmed so often that sometimes its hard to tell one version from another. Since 2005, depardieu has lived with clementine igou. He explores the universal themes of the book and the pertinence of hugos message to our history, here applying them to the french experience of nazi occupation during the second world war. Les miserables 1934, 1935, 1952, 1958, 1978, 1982, 2000, 2012, 2018. In 1985, an extended cut of the film aired on french tv in the form of a miniseries of.
Normally, the french are respectful of their own works of literature the 1958 and. With gerard depardieu, christian clavier, john malkovich, virginie. Before you buy it, make sure your player will play region 2 dvds. The scene is set during the french restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Gerard depardieu jean valjean, john malkovich javert, virginie ledoyen. Les miserables with gerard depardieu and john malkovich with.
Jun 28, 2017 the story of jean valjean, an exconvict trying to live a reformed live in the 19th century while being dogged by inspector javert. Illustration by gustave brion author victor hugo illustrator emile bayard country first published in belgium. In 1985, five years after the paris debut of the french musical, the englishlanguage production, with a new libretto by herbert kretzmer and directed by trevor nunn, opened in. Les miserables has been adapted for the screen many times but rarely with such fidelity to the novel. Normally, the french are respectful of their own works of literature the 1958 and 1983 versions. Victor hugos novel les miserables has been the subject of many adaptations in various media. With jean gabin, bernard blier, rene fleur, julienne paroli. Streaming les miserables gerard depardieu streamingfr. Les miserables tv miniseries, 2019, starring dominic west, david oyelowo and lily collins. Written by michel audiard and rene barjavel, the film was directed by jeanpaul le chanois and stars jean gabin as jean valjean. Note that les miserables film, 2019, directed by ladj ly is not an adaptation, although its title being the same is not a coincidence. Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the french revolution, avoiding a lawobsessed policeman hellbent on. Les miserables jeanne moreau 19282017 pictures cbs news. One of the best and most faithful adaptations is this 240minute.43 733 285 321 379 1256 616 750 901 1039 279 1 1320 1004 1129 165 1270 1040 1196 1464 1216 390 702 293 152 1139 1245 888 1386 725 1480 665 397 1297 839 984 1488 977 1432 347