Directed by Bille August. With Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Christopher Adamson. Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.
Directed by Tom Hooper. With Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried. In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter.