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Title Les misérables [videorecording] / written by Andrew Davies ; produced by Chris Carey ; directed by Tom Shankland ; a Lookout Point [and] BBC Studios for BBC ; co-produced with Masterpiece.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    MIS    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (391 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins, Adeel Akhtar, Josh O'Connor, Ellie Bamber, Erin Kellyman, Joseph Quinn, Enzo Cilenti, Turlough Convery, Ron Cook, Alan David, Johnny Flynn, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Kathryn Hunter, Archie Madekwe, Donald Sumpter, David Bradley, Olivia Colman, Derek Jacobi.
Credits Director of photography, Stephan Pehrsson ; music, John Murphy.
Note Originally broadcast as a television mini-series on the PBS Network as episode of Masterpiece in 2018-2019.
Adapted from the Victor Hugo novel.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Against the backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest, this is the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape his past life. His future is threatened by his nemesis, the chilling police officer and former prison guard Javert, who is determined to bring him to justice. As revolution ignites on the streets of Paris, Jean Valjean begins an epic journey towards self-acceptance, redemption, and love.
Note Bonus features: Les misérables: an introduction; The Battle of Waterloo; The look of Les misérables; Behind the barricade.
Subject Ex-convicts -- France -- Drama.
Orphans -- France -- Drama.
Poor -- France -- Drama.
Paris (France) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama.
France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Shankland, Tom, television director.
Carey, Chris (Producer), television producer.
Davies, Andrew, 1936- screenwriter.
West, Dominic, 1969- actor.
Oyelowo, David, actor.
Collins, Lily, 1989- actor.
Akhtar, Adeel, actor.
O'Connor, Josh, actor.
Bamber, Ellie, 1997- actor.
Kellyman, Erin, actor.
Quinn, Joseph (Actor), actor.
Cilenti, Enzo, 1974- actor.
Convery, Turlough, actor.
Cook, Ron, 1948- actor.
David, Alan, 1947 December 29- actor.
Flynn, Johnny, actor.
Lloyd-Hughes, Henry, 1985- actor.
Hunter, Kathryn, 1956- actor.
Madekwe, Archie, 1995- actor.
Sumpter, Donald, 1943- actor.
Bradley, David, 1953- actor.
Colman, Olivia, actor.
Jacobi, Derek, actor.
Television adaptation of (work): Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables.
Lookout Point (Firm), production company.
BBC Studios, production company.
British Broadcasting Corporation, broadcaster.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Misérables (Television program : 2018)
Contained in (work): Masterpiece theatre (Television program)
ISBN 9781531709945
Standard No. 841887041690
Music No. MS61802 PBS Distribution
MS61802.1 PBS Distribution (disc 1)
MS61802.2 PBS Distribution (disc 2)

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