PG-13 | | Drama, History, Musical
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.
The first musical in ten years to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture since Chicago (2002).
Look down, look down, don't look them in the eye.
Chain Gang: Look down, look down, you're here until you die.
The calf seen wandering in the barricades scene is a whitefaced hereford poll. That breed did not exist before the 1880, and did not reach France until the 20th Century.
The film opens without any opening credits. The title of the film is stated just before the closing credits.
$28,027,000 (USA) (30 December 2012)
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