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Les Miserables Reviews

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September 6, 2010
The 1935 film is a powerful version, centering on the antagonism between Valjean and Javert - though the filmmakers had to jettison much of Victor Hugo's pages to set up this dynamic.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 6, 2013
While there's no such thing as a timeless '30s Oscarbait literary adaptation, this comes pleasantly within spitting distance of that mark.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
July 19, 2009
... the most respected and revered screen adaptation...
September 1, 2011
Victor Hugo's classic novel is properly presented as a harrowing social conscience period film.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
March 23, 2011
Nominated for the Best Picture oscar, Boleslawki's adpaptation of the Victor Hugo famous novel is lavishly mounted and well acted by Fredric March and Charles Laughton
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 31, 2012
It isn't a bad example of the Hollywood prestige picture -- there is, at least, some liveliness in the performances.
August 31, 2012
Charles Laughton in the part of Javert gave it as much character merely because the character as written was eminent, giving a balance to the whole story.
January 31, 2012
Fredric March gives a superb performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 31, 2012
Probably the best Hollywood version of Victor Hugo's story.
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