Import from the netherlands with english soundtrack. Claude lelouchs 1995 film is more an adaptation of hugos tale, rather than a filmed version of it. Victor hugos monumental novel les miserables has been filmed so often that sometimes its hard to tell one version from another. Bille august and geoffrey rush in les miserables 1998 claire danes appears as. Jun 05, 2019 french actor gerard depardieu arrives for the screening of novecento at the 74th venice international film festival, in venice, italy, tuesday, sept. On october 2008, depardieus son guillaume died from pneumonia at the age of 37. Guillaume depardieu 7 april 1971 october 2008 was a french actor, winner of a cesar award, and the oldest child of gerard depardieu. Coinciding with its 35th triumphant year in londons west end, cameron mackintosh produced a spectacular soldout staged concert version at the gielgud theatre featuring an allstar cast including michael ball, alfie boe, carrie hope fletcher, matt lucas, and john owen jones. Not to be outdone, tv adaptations were also made, such as the one starring liam neeson in 1998, and a miniseries featuring gerard depardieu in 2000.
Dec 06, 2012 in 1985, five years after the paris debut of the french musical, the englishlanguage production, with a new libretto by herbert kretzmer and directed by trevor nunn, opened in london, to less. He explores the universal themes of the book and the pertinence of hugos message to our history, here applying them to the french experience of nazi occupation during the second world war. The scene is set during the french restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. John malkovich, gerard depardieu, jeanne moreau, virginie ledoyen, charlotte gainsbourg. The story of jean valjean, an exconvict trying to live a reformed live in the 19th century while being dogged by inspector javert. In early 19th century france, the paroled prisoner jean valjean gerard depardieu seeks redemption, regains his social standing. Gerard depardieu, french film actor noted for his versatility and for his unusual combination of gentleness and physicality. With damien bonnard, djebril zonga, alexis manenti, amara ly. Closed caption subtitled french and english trending price. Gerard depardieu, christian clavier, john malkovich. Inspired by the 2005 riots in paris, les miserables directed by ladj ly follows. Les miserables is the world famous saga of victor hugo about the struggle of a courageous man against a society that condemns the poor.
Claire danes as cosette and liam neeson as jean valjean, les miserables. In addition to a number of american awards, depardieu is a chevalier of the legion dhonneur, chevalier of the ordre national du. Gerard depardieu was born in chateauroux, indre, france, to anne jeanne josephe marillier and. Jan 16, 20 not to be outdone, tv adaptations were also made, such as the one starring liam neeson in 1998, and a miniseries featuring gerard depardieu in 2000. Rating is available when the video has been rented. Jean valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving nineteen years. Les miserables official trailer amazon studios youtube. Gerard depardieu, christian clavier, john malkovich, virginie.
As far as the latter, for my input, nothing compares to this version. This boxed set of depardieu films contains 4 films. Before you buy it, make sure your player will play region 2 dvds. Les miserables is a 2000 french television miniseries based on the 1862 novel of the same. This is also the most costeffective way to get a copy of it. The result is an unnatural, awkward delivery of the story while malkovich. A century and a half later, les miserables shifts between local youth and 3 policemen on the anticrime brigade. Streaming les miserables gerard depardieu streamingfr. This dramatisation of victor hugos 1862 novel stars gerard depardieu as jean valjean.
Gerard depardieu celebrity profile check out the latest gerard depardieu photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. This video contains content from beta film gmbh, who has blocked it in your country on grounds. Illustration by gustave brion author victor hugo illustrator emile bayard country first published in belgium. One of the best and most faithful adaptations is this 240minute french production, starring jean gabin as the beleaguered jean valjean.
The 2012 film version features some of the most notable actors in hollywood, led by hugh jackman. Moreau, who received an honorary oscar in 1998, continued. His contention, one full of action, sadness, anger, forgiveness and love. Depardieu was the son of actor gerard depardieu and his first wife, actress elisabeth depardieu nee guignot. The third of five children, he was the son of an illiterate metal sheet worker rene depardieu referred to as d. Granted, liam neeson isnt french like gerard depardieu nor as handsome as. Gerard depardieu was born in chateauroux, indre, france, to anne jeanne josephe marillier and rene maxime lionel depardieu, who was a metal worker and fireman. Les miserables french original concept version youtube.
Gerard depardieu as jean valjean and jeanne moreau as mere innocente in a 2000 tv series adaptation of victor hugos les miserables. Film profile for gerard depardieu, actor and director, born 27 december 1948. The french film festival alliance francaise dedmonton. Les miserables with gerard depardieu and john malkovich with. With a gun at his belt and a truncheon in his hand, pento has just joined the seinesaintdenis anticrime brigade. Feb 11, 2018 darius rochebin recoit gerard depardieu. Jeanne moreau, charlotte gainsbourg, john malkovich, gerard depardieu. It is 1815 and jean valjean is released after 19 years of hard labour in toulons gaol. The last of these is easily the best film version of this mammoth novel, and one of gerard depardieu s finest performances. He was the brother of actress julie depardieu, and. French actor gerard depardieu arrives for the screening of novecento at the 74th venice international film festival, in venice, italy, tuesday, sept.
In the novel, fantine and cosette are blonde but in the film they are brunette despite. Actor, director, executive producer, producer, associate producer, line producer, voice, coproducer, participant. All the mornings of the world is a 1991 french film based on the book of the same name by pascal quignard. Film is based on duvidha by vijayadan detha, its about merchants son, whose relationship with his young bride, lachhi is thwarted by his work and a ghost who falls in love with her, resulting in the ghost soon impersonating the husband.
Gerard depardieu born 27 december 1948 is a french actor, filmmaker, businessman and vineyard owner. Tom hoopers film is a colossal effort after 158 minutes, you really have experienced something. The result is an unnatural, awkward delivery of the story while malkovich and gainsbourg are fine in english. Since 2005, depardieu has lived with clementine igou. In 1985, five years after the paris debut of the french musical, the englishlanguage production, with a new libretto by herbert kretzmer and directed by trevor nunn, opened in. Including this version would be fine, but i really expected an option to view the original film in french, with or without subtitles. French prosecutors drop rape case against actor depardieu. With gerard depardieu, christian clavier, john malkovich, virginie ledoyen. In december 2012 gerard depardieu moved to belgium as a selfexile to avoid french taxes. Seen by over 120 million people worldwide, les miserables is undisputedly one of the worlds most popular musicals. Les miserables has been adapted for the screen many times but rarely with such fidelity to the novel. See more ideas about movies, film and french movies.
Dec 14, 2016 les miserables 1982 french les miserables 1982 french les miserables 1982 french. Depardieu collaborated with malkovich once again as the persecuted jean valjean in a tv adaptation of les miserables 2000, and he led the international cast of roland joffes vatel 2000, in which the actor essayed a master steward tragically forced to accommodate the whims of privileged men like the prince of conde julian glover and. Rendez vous en terre inconnue virginie efira chez les tsaatans en mongolie. Alas, this dvd is not the original french production aired on tf1 in france in 2000, but rather an edited, english language version. Jun 28, 2017 the story of jean valjean, an exconvict trying to live a reformed live in the 19th century while being dogged by inspector javert. At first he only encounter mistrust and closed doors. Gerard xavier marcel depardieu born 27 december 1948 is a french actor and filmmaker. Les miserables jeanne moreau 19282017 pictures cbs news. He is one of the most prolific character actors in film history, having completed over 170 movies since 1967. Trop belle pour toi, les miserables, the return of martin guerre and the count of monte cristo. Les miserables dvd, 20 gerard depardieu, jeanne moreau. He explores the universal themes of the book and the pertinence of hugos message to our history, here applying them to the french experience of. Download gerard depardieu films torrent kickass torrents.
On 14 july 2006, he had a son, jean, with frenchcambodian helene bizot daughter of francois bizot and not to be confused with actress helene bizot. I saw this version on fox movie channel around 20002001 and was mesmerized by it. Depardieu has surrendered his french passport and social security card. The last of these is easily the best film version of this mammoth novel, and one of gerard depardieus finest performances. In an open letter to the prime minister, depardieu wrote he had nothing to do in france, and moreover accused the current government of wanting to punish success.696 1234 1152 23 702 1432 645 933 823 1195 224 786 822 496 1156 1288 1000 522 724 472 1085 565 583 395 1065 763 1546 1418 946 1334 1216 666 421 494 1035 788 694 686 568 1268 1012 1132 103 309 1276 164