A vivid, compelling film dramatization of Hugo's great novel, which provides students with an excellent historical and social portrait of France-and particularly Paris-at mid-19th century, as well as an insightful treatment of one of the greatest of all novels, one which is part of the basic cultural vocabulary.
Paris on the Verge of a Revolution (1831) (8:01) -- Friends of the ABC (2:59) -- Marius and His Father's Funeral (7:07) -- The Letter from Marius's Father (6:41) -- Marius Meets the Friends of the ABC (4:44) -- Marius in Conflict with the Friends of the ABC (4:46) -- Meet Gavroche (2:49) -- Marius and Cosette in th e Luxembourg Gardens (7:08) -- Meet Jean Valjean (3:45) -- Flashback to Jean Valjean's Earlier Life (4:25) -- Valjean Steals from the Bishop (3:12) -- Fantine is Granted Mercy (4:59) -- Valjean Meets Cosette (12:50) -- Eponine Visits Marius (6:40) -- A Visit from Valjean to the Thenardiers (26:22) -- Cosette's Identity Revealed (5:34) -- Thenardier Ambushes Valjean (17:32) -- The Thenardiers' Plan is Foiled (5:30) -- Marius is Reunited with Mabeuf (2:38) -- Eponine Tells Marius Where to Find Cosette (5:57) -- Marius Finds Cosette (3:26) -- Gavroche Takes Two Boys Under His Wing (7:45) -- Thenardier Escapes from Prison (4:08) -- 1832: Political Upheaval on the Horizon (5:08) -- Unrest at Valjean's House (3:57) -- An Uprising in Paris and a Swift Departure for Valjean and Cosette (5:40) -- Savage in the Name of Progress (9:39) -- Javert Discovered at the Barricade (4:44) -- The First Shots are Fired (6:06) -- Eponine Dies at the Barricade (3:09) -- Gavroche Tells Valjean of the Barricade (5:34) -- Valjean Joins the Insurrection as it Loses Strength (11:17) -- The Army is Victorious Over the Revolutionaries (6:35) -- Valjean Saves Marius and Again Meets Thenardier (10:23) -- Javert Repays Valjean (5:44) -- Marius and Cosette Start a New Life Without Valjean (4:19) -- Valjean is Reunited with Cosette (7:15)
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