Les Miserables Poster

Release Date: 1998

DVD Release Date: November 3rd, 1998

PG-13|2 hr 11 min

Plot Summary
After serving a lengthy prison sentence, Jean Valjean (Liam Neeson) turns his life around after an act of kindness opens his eyes, becoming a beloved mayor of a French town. A policeman, Javert (Geoffrey Rush), who was a prison guard when Valjean was locked up, has a vendetta against him and tries to denounce him as a criminal despite a lack of evidence. Spanning several decades, the story of Javert and Valjean's rivalry is set against the backdrop of post-Revolution French society.

Cast: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Claire Danes, Hans Matheson, Reine Brynolfsson, Peter Vaughan, Mimi Newman

Director: Bille August

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: TriStar Pictures, Mandalay Entertainment

Keywords: Melodramatic, Sacrifice, Rise, Moving, Police officer, Love, Rivalry