Les Miserables

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Les Miserables

  1. 1. Les Misérables Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  2. 2. Les Misérables Music Claude-Michel Schönberg Lyrics Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel (French lyrics) Herbert Kretzmer (English adaptation) Book Claude-Michel Schönberg Alain Boublil Trevor Nunn and John Caird (adaptation) Basis 1862 novel by Victor Hugo Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  3. 3. Productions 1980 Paris 1985 West End 1987 Broadway 1987 First US Tour 1995 10th Anniversary: The Dream Cast in Concert 2006 Broadway revival 2010 25th Anniversary Tour and Concert 2012 Film Adaptation Multiple productions worldwide 2014 Broadway revival Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  4. 4. The story Set in early 19th-century France, it is the story of Jean Valjean, a burly French peasant of abnormal strength and potentially violent nature, and his quest for redemption after serving nineteen years in jail for having stolen a loaf of bread for starving relatives. Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  5. 5. The story Valjean decides to break his parole and start his life anew after a kindly bishop inspires him to, but he is relentlessly tracked down by a police inspector named Javert. Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  6. 6. The story Along the way, Valjean and a slew of characters are swept into a revolutionary period in France, where a group of young idealists make their last stand at a street barricade. Reference: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Les_Mis%C3%A9rables_%28musical%29 Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  7. 7. Famous songs I Dreamed a Dream Castle on a Cloud Do You Hear the People Sing? On My Own Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  8. 8. The film Directed by Tom Hooper Starring Hugh Jackman Russell Crowe Anne Hathaway Amanda Seyfried Release date(s) 7 December 2012 (London, premiere) 11 January 2013 (United Kingdom) Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  9. 9. Golden Globe Awards three Golden Globe Awards for • Best Film (Musical or Comedy) •Best Actor (Musical or Comedy) for Jackman • Best Supporting Actress for Hathaway Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013
  10. 10. References Wikipedia: Les Misérables (musical) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Les_Mis%C3%A9rables_%28musical%29 Wikipedia: Songs from Les Misérables http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Songs_from_Les_Mis%C3%A9rables Wikipedia: Les Misérables (2012 film) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Mis%C3%A9rables_%282012_film%29 Everyday English by Inka Vilén 2013

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