Release Date:December 11,2012
Based on the 1862 novel by Victor Hugo, LES MISERABLES is the story of Jean Valjean (Liam Neeson), a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread. After breaking his parole in order to start a new life for himself, Valjean must evade the persistent Inspector Javert (Geoffrey Rush). The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in 19th century France.
An epic tale of love, honor and obsession, LES MISERABLES makes its Blu-ray™ debut December 11th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Academy Award® winner Geoffrey Rush (Best Actor, Shine, 1996), Academy Award® nominees Liam Neeson (Best Actor, Schindler's List, 1993) and Uma Thurman (Best Supporting Actress, Pulp Fiction, 1994) as well as three-time Golden Globe® winner Claire Danes (Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series- Drama, “Homeland,” 2012; Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television, “Temple Grandin,” 2011; Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series – Drama, “My So-Called Life,” 1994) star in this adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel. Set amidst the dramatic backdrop of early 19th century France on the brink of revolution, LES MISERABLES is the story of a paroled prisoner (Neeson) who is attempting to create a new life, but is relentlessly pursued by Inspector Javert (Rush).
Included on the Blu-ray is the previously released bonus featurette, “A First Look at Les Miserables”.
“A First Look at Les Miserables” Featurette