DescriptionRaymond Bernard directs this adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel. Set in 19th-century France, the film tells the story of Jean Valjean (Harry Baur), a prisoner who breaks his parole and spends the next two decades fleeing from obsessive police inspector Javert (Charles Vanel). In his quest for personal redemption, Valjean adopts Cosette (Gaby Triquet/Josseline Gael), daughter of impoverished prostitute Fantine (Florelle), and is eventually elected as town mayor. But despite the events of the intervening years, can he ever really shake off his past?
Harry Baur • Gaby Triquet • Florelle • Jean Servais • Charles Dullin • Josseline Gael • Henry Krauss • Paul Azais • Emile Genevois • Charles Vanel
• Certificate: PG • Format: DVD • Number of Discs: 2 • Running Time: 300 minutes • Language: French