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.
Bille August rejected the original score composed by Gabriel Yared. Yared said he could see it coming because there was 'no harmony' between the two of them. Yared was replaced by Basil Poledouris, who had a limited time to compose a full score. When the film was released, many movie ... ...
You can't sleep here.
Jean Valjean: Get away from me.
Old Woman: Why don't you go to an inn?
Jean Valjean: Why do you think?
Old Woman: Can't you knock on doors and ask people?
Jean Valjean: I asked. I ask everywhere. Leave me alone?
Old Woman: You didn't ask there? Knock on that door.
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)