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Thursday Film Matinee - Les Misérables

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May 2, 2013

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Muhlenberg Library, Community Room
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption—a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Ex-prisoner Jean Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. The world’s longest-running musical brings its power to the big screen in Tom Hooper’s sweeping and spectacular interpretation of Victor Hugo’s epic tale.
 
Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway. Universal Pictures; Directed by Tom Hooper. 2012, 158 mins.
 
Assistive listening is provided for those with hearing loss through the use of a room loop, which works with hearing aids that have a tele-coil. Open captioning upon request.
 
Programs subject to change.

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