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Les MisÚrables Reviews

January 15, 2008
The family reads the Hugo novel aloud to him while they travel together, and apparently they all come to realize how much their lives are like great literature.
June 24, 2006
It's part of the magic Lelouch has worked that his story-of-all-stories theme matches the catch-all inclusiveness of his old-fashioned celluloid showmanship.
August 15, 2002
Aspectacular-looking film with those great settings and costumes that are a hallmark of French period films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
If it were shorter, we wouldn't know what misery really feels like.
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January 1, 2000
Exasperatingly overstuffed, the movie finally proves disarming (to a point) on spectacle alone.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Lelouch overworks this narrative scheme terribly: By reiterating his point and leaving nothing to our imagination, his cross-referencing shtick turns dull and belabored.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The film is a wealth of incident: boxing matches, prison escapes, overland chases, a train robbery, high society, low crimes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
Imperfect, but beguiling.
January 1, 2000
Whether Hugo's, Lelouch's, or both, you will rarely find a more powerful, cathartic, and ultimately satisfying narrative to immerse yourself in.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4