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Les Miserables (1958)

Street Date:
February 19th, 2013
Movie Release Year:
1958
Studio:
Olive Films
Length:
155 Minutes
Release Country
United States
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Genres:

Drama

Starring:

Jean Gabin, Bernard Blier, René Fleur

Director:

Jean-Paul Le Chanois

Plot Synopsis:

Fully restored in HD - An epic in the tradition of Doctor Zhivago and Ryan's Daughter - Sill considered as greatest film adaptation of Victor Hugo's masterpiece, Les Miserables. Jean Valjean (Jean Gabin) is paroled after serving 19 year term in a hard labor prison for stealing some bread. After spending a night in a missionary, he tries to steal some silverware, but he is set straight by a kindly bishop (Fernand Ledoux) who protects his from the police and gives him a set of expensive candlesticks and makes him promise that he has to become a new man that day. Nine years later, Valjean is now a wealthy industrialist and a mayor. He eventually befriends Fantine (Daniele Delorme), a single mother turned prostitute and risks everything when he comes to her aid, after she's nearly arrested by police officer Javert (Bernard Blier) - Javert previously served as a guard at the prison Valjean was held in and becomes suspicious that the mayor and Valjean are the same person. The all-star cast includes legendary character actors Bourvil and Serge Reggiani. Directed by Jean-Louis Le Chabois.

Technical Specs

  • Blu-ray

Video Resolution/Codec

  • 1080p/AVC MPEG-4

Aspect Ratio(s)

  • 2.35:1

Audio Formats

  • TBA

Subtitles/Captions

  • TBA

Supplements

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