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Les Miserables (1935) and Candlesticks

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 27, 2021

There’s a biblical verse that warns against storing up treasures in heaven where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in a steal. Jean Valjean keeps two silver candlesticks with him always — they’re probably the nicest things he owns — but their true value signifies read more

Les Miserables (1952)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Sep 30, 2015

Les Miserables Directed by Lewis Milestone Written by Richard Murphy from the novel by Victor Hugo 1952/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon Instant   I wasn’t crazy about this truncated version of the oft-filmed Victor Hugo novel. Jean Valjean (Michael Renni read more

Les Miserables (1935 and 1998)

Spoilers Posted by Duke Mantee on Apr 19, 2013

Les Miserables is a hard novel to adapt into a film. The book itself is gargantuan to hold; even in tiny print, English translations run at least 1,000 pages. Try compressing that into a two-hour film. Then add singing. The stage musical, opening in 1987 on Broadway, has no spoken dialogue; it is a read more

LES MISERABLES (2012): Less Miserable Than Expected

Margaret Perry Posted by MargaretPerry on Jan 30, 2013

Director Tom Hooper adopted a huge legacy when he agreed to make yet another version of Victor Hugo’s classic French tale. There are two French film versions of the story: the epic Raymond Bernard production of 1934 and the lesser-known 1958 film directed by Jean-Paul Le Chanois. Hollywood presented read more