- release date
- December 25, 2012
- Tom Hooper
- Written by
- Victor Hugo, William Nicholson
- Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Sacha Baron Cohen
The new international trailer for Tom Hooper’s ‘Les Misérables’ musical adaptation offers a better teaser of the ensemble cast’s live-vocal recordings (and the film’s visual design).
An extended TV spot for ‘Les Misérables’ features snippets of previously-unseen footage – as well as a more refined version of Anne Hathaway singing.
The first trailer for ‘Les Misérables’ teases ‘King’s Speech’ director Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical, along with Anne Hathaway’s rendition of the song ‘I Dreamed a Dream.’
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Prisoner 24601, known as Jean Valjean, is released from prison and breaks parole to create a new life for himself while evading the grip of the persistent Inspector Javert. Set post-revolutionary France, the story reaches resolution against the background of the June Rebellion.
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, ‘Les Miserables’ travels with prisoner-on-parole, 24601, Jean Valjeun, as he runs from the ruthless Inspector Javert on a journey beyond the barricades, at the center of the June Rebellion. Meanwhile, the life of a working class girl with a child is at turning point as she turns to prostitution to pay money to the evil innkeeper and his wife who look after her child, Cosette. Valjean promise to take care of the child, eventually leads to a love triangle between Cosette, Marius who is a student of the rebellion, and Eponine, a girl of the streets. The people sing of their anger and Enjolras leads the students to fight upon the barricades.