Les Miserables


2h 55m 1995

Brief Synopsis

Loosely based on Victor Hugo's classic 1862 novel. Henri Fortin is a rough-hewn but good-hearted man whose trials and tribulations echo the story of Hugo's hero, Jean Valjean. Though born in the humblest of circumstances, Fortin encounters a diverse array of people in his life and is alternately perceived as a savior and a villain as the fortunes of the world are rocked by the events leading up to, including and immediately following the Second World War.

Film Details

Also Known As
Miserables
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Period
Adaptation
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
CINEPIX FILM PROPERTIES PRODUCTIONS (CFP)/WARNER BROS. PICTURES INTERNATIONAL (WBI)
Location
Gura Mountains, France; Paris, France; Normandy, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 55m

Synopsis

Loosely based on Victor Hugo's classic 1862 novel. Henri Fortin is a rough-hewn but good-hearted man whose trials and tribulations echo the story of Hugo's hero, Jean Valjean. Though born in the humblest of circumstances, Fortin encounters a diverse array of people in his life and is alternately perceived as a savior and a villain as the fortunes of the world are rocked by the events leading up to, including and immediately following the Second World War.

Crew

Philippe Andron

Grip

Christophe Arnaud

Unit Manager Assistant

Pascal Aubin

Set Designer

Maurice Auzel

Special Thanks To

Nathalie Ballaven

Special Thanks To

Didier Barbelivien

Music

Yvette Baroin

Special Thanks To

Jacques-paul Baudot

Video

Chantal Begasse

Other

Erik Berchot

Special Thanks To

Erik Berchot

Music

Remi Bergman

Production Manager

Irving Berlin

Music Composer

Irving Berlin

Music

Sophie Bernard

Special Thanks To

Eugene Berthier

Special Thanks To

Eric Bialas

Camera Assistant

Stephanie Blais

Special Thanks To

Celina Blanc

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Rene Bonnell

Special Thanks To

Dominique Borg

Costume Designer

Jean-claude Bouillaud

Special Thanks To

Paulette Breil

Wardrobe

Francis Brunel

Driver

Jacques Bufnoir

Art Director

Catherine Buisson

Sound

Remy Carpentier

Special Thanks To

Captain Gilles Carreau

Special Thanks To

Christophe Casanova

Special Thanks To

Fabian Cevallos

Photography

Magali Ceyrat

Makeup Artist

Didier Charles

Special Thanks To

Bernard Chateau

Special Thanks To

Jean-philippe Chatrier

Special Thanks To

Pascal Chauvin

Foley

Olivier Chiavassa

Grader

Florent Chrestien

Music

Florent Chrestien

Music Composer

Dominique Colladant

Special Effects

Franck Congi

Location Scout

Evelyne Correard

Wardrobe

Laurence Couturier

Continuity

Dominique Defonte

Special Thanks To

Michel Deligne

Special Thanks To

Helene Deluze

Editor

Georges Demetrau

Special Effects

Brigitte Demouzon

Costumes

Simon Derasse

Special Thanks To

Philippe Derobert

Gaffer

Gilles Detroit

Special Thanks To

Gilles Dimicelli

Special Thanks To

Sandrine Douat

Special Thanks To

Sebastien Drhey

Special Thanks To

Arnaud Dulery

Unit Manager Assistant

Sebastien Duvernet

Set Designer

Patrick Egreteau

Foley

Michel Eloy

Other

Marylin Even

Special Thanks To

Tristan Favre

Camera Assistant

Stephane Ferrara

Special Thanks To

Chantal Fischer

Special Thanks To

William Flageollet

Special Thanks To

Jean-marie Flocquet

Special Thanks To

Philippe Frache

Special Thanks To

Aldo Frank

Special Thanks To

Ariane Gardel

Special Thanks To

Jean Gargonne

Sound Editor

Laurent Germain-maury

Sound

Bruno Germond

Other

Christele Girard

Assistant

Chantal Glasman

Costumes

Arlette Gordon

Casting

Martin Grange

Location Scout

Pascal Guerrin

Special Thanks To

Carl Habib

Special Thanks To

Babeth Henriette

Makeup Assistant

Allen Hoist

Special Thanks To

Andre Hornez

Music

Henri-jacques Huet

Special Thanks To

Victor Hugo

Source Material (From Novel)

Theo Louis Jean

Key Grip

Pierre Jouille

Special Thanks To

Jack Judge

Music

Nicolas Juge

Gaffer

Patricia Kass

Song Performer

Charly Koubesserian

Makeup Artist

Cyril Kuhnholtz

Grip

Francis Lai

Music

Francis Lai

Music Composer

Dominic Lavaill

Special Thanks To

Sophie Lebret

Special Thanks To

Christophe Legal

Camera Assistant

Michel Legrand

Music

Claude Lelouch

Screenplay

Claude Lelouch

Music

Claude Lelouch

Other

Claude Lelouch

Producer

Simon Lelouch

Assistant Director

Jean-christophe Leothier

Special Thanks To

Jacques Leymond

Special Thanks To

Bernard Lincot

Special Thanks To

Joseph Malerba

Special Thanks To

Jean-francois Mallet

Production Manager

Jean-christophe Maratier

Special Thanks To

Bruno Mareau

Special Thanks To

Jacques Marty

Special Thanks To

Hugues Massignat

Special Thanks To

Brigitte Masson

Costumes

Huguette Mathieu

Special Thanks To

Jean-francois Matinier

Special Thanks To

Harald Maury

Sound

Stephane Mazalaigue

Assistant Editor

Olivier Mazoyer

Special Thanks To

Tony Meggiorin

Special Thanks To

Fernando Mendes

Hairdresser

Nasser Meradi

Special Thanks To

Mario Messere

Hair Assistant

Paul Misraki

Music Composer

Pascal Morin

On-Set Dresser

Maurice Moussard

Driver

Philippe Pavans Dececcatty

Lighting Director

Mario Pecqueur

Special Thanks To

Marcel Pigou

Special Thanks To

Guy Plasson

Grip

Jean Poinot

Construction Manager

Jo Rodriguez

Security

Olivier Rodriguez

Gaffer

Vincent Rodriguez

Gaffer

Daniele Rossetti

Special Thanks To

Laurent Rouan

Sound

Gerard Rousseau

Sound Mixer

Thierry Rousseau

Special Thanks To

Richard Sammel

Special Thanks To

Philippe Servain

Music

Simon Sportich

Special Thanks To

Ricardo Stein

Special Thanks To

Emmanuel Subes

Special Thanks To

Emmanuel Tenard

Gaffer

Laurent Tesseyre

Set Designer

Arlette Thomas

Special Thanks To

Eric Tisserand

Sound Mixer

Lou Tordjman

Special Thanks To

Thierry Triveillot

Special Thanks To

Guy Vanderplaetsen

Propman

Daniel Verite

Stunt Coordinator

Jean-michel Verner

Special Thanks To

Alexandre Vernerey

Video

Marie-chantal Vieillard

Special Thanks To

Dominique Vigne

Special Thanks To

Daniel Vincent

Grader

Nicolas Vogel

Special Thanks To

Jean-daniel Vuillermoz

Wardrobe

Peter Wasserman

Special Thanks To

Harry Williams

Music Composer

Michele Yvars

Other

Tania Zazulinsky

Associate Producer

Olivier Zenenski

Special Effects Assistant

Brigitte Zieger

Special Thanks To

Daniel Ziskind

Assistant Director

Jurgen Zwingel

Special Thanks To

Film Details

Also Known As
Miserables
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Period
Adaptation
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
CINEPIX FILM PROPERTIES PRODUCTIONS (CFP)/WARNER BROS. PICTURES INTERNATIONAL (WBI)
Location
Gura Mountains, France; Paris, France; Normandy, France

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

The Country of France

Winner of the 1995 Cesar Award for Best Supporting Actress (Annie Girardot).

Released in United States Fall October 20, 1995

Re-released in United States January 26, 1996

Released in United States on Video May 21, 1996

Released in United States October 1995

Released in United States November 1995

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 5-15, 1995.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 12-29, 1995.

Shown at London Film Festival November 2-19, 1995.

Principal photography paused approximately one month during March 1994.

Began shooting early January 1994.

Completed shooting late July 1994.

Film noted: "written, produced & filmed by Claude Lelouch."

Released in United States Fall October 20, 1995

Released in United States on Video May 21, 1996

Released in United States October 1995 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 5-15, 1995.)

Released in United States October 1995 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 12-29, 1995.)

Released in United States November 1995 (Shown at London Film Festival November 2-19, 1995.)

Re-released in United States January 26, 1996 (Village VII; New York City)