PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, History
Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.
The trailer and many photo galleries include Jean Valjean falling on his knees and tearing up his yellow passport. The scene doesn't appear in the final film.
Brevet, Lombard, Bertin. Look at me. You recognize me? I recognize you, Brevet. You were an informer in Toulon, I see you're still a snitch.
Jean Valjean: Hello, Brevet.
Jean Valjean: And you, Lombard, don't look at my fancy clothes, don't look at my scraped chin. ...
When Inspector Javert is at the home of Cosette and Jean ValJean, he writes a letter and asks Cosette for an envelope which she produces for him. The type of pre folded, flap envelope that Cosette gives him would not have been invented or for commercial use in 1832, the time period of Les Miserables. Rather, correspondence would have been folded inside another sheet of paper and sealed with a wax seal and brass sealing ring or tied with a string or ribbon.
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$5,011,840 (USA) (3 May 1998)
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