Movie: Les Miserables Hits Europe Screen on Christmas Day

Les Miserables

Les MiserablesMovie: Les Miserables Hits Europe Screen on Christmas Day: The new film adaptation of the musical Les Miserables, based on Victor Hugo’s epic tale, arrives next Tuesday, Christmas Day.

     The film, directed by Tom Hooper, stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried.

This film has already won four nominations for the Golden Globes: best movie musical or comedy category, best musical or comedy actor, Hugh Jackman, best supporting actress, Anne Hathaway, and best original song, Suddenly.

Also, the American Film Institute has included in its list of miserable best films of the year and the National Board of Review has awarded its prize for the best deal.

Les Miserables is set in nineteenth-century France and tells a moving story of shattered dreams, unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption, in which Jackman plays Jean Valjean, the ex-con pursued for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Russell Crowe) after skipping parole.

     When Valjean agrees to care for Cosette, Fantine’s young daughter (Anne Hathaway), their lives change forever.

The popular musical compositions made ​​famous as I Dreamed a Dream, Bring Him Home, One Day More and On My Own, has been seen by over 60 million viewers in 42 countries and in 21 languages​​, and continues to break box office records after spending 27 years in the lineup.