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Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Les Miserables

May 14, 2013

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LES MISERABLES  

 

Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway
Universal Pictures; Directed by Tom Hooper
Rated PG-13; 158 minutes; 2012 

 
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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.

 

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