Cover image for Les miserables
Title:
Les miserables
Author:
Neeson, Liam, actor.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture.

Based on the novel by Victor Hugo.

Widescreen.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Rated PG-13.
Added Corporate Author:
Added Uniform Title:
Misérables (Motion picture : 1998)
ISBN:
9780767815055
UPC:
4339623999

043396239999
Format :
DVD

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Summary

Summary

Victor Hugo's story of one man's search for freedom and another man's quest for revenge.


Author Notes

Liam John Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. He attended Queen's University Belfast, in Northern Ireland. After leaving university he attended teacher training college in Newcastle. In 1976, Neeson joined the Lyric Players' Theatre in Belfast. He got his first film experience in 1977, playing Jesus Christ and Evangelist in the religious film, Pilgrim's Progress. In 1980, filmmaker John Boorman saw him on stage as Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men and offered him the part of Sir Gawain in the Arthurian film, Excalibur.

In 1987, he moved to Hollywood in order to star in high-profile roles. That year, he starred alongside Cher and Dennis Quaid in Suspect, a role that brought him critical acclaim. In 1990 he followed this with a starring role in Darkman. He later played Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List, which earned him a nomination for a Best Actor Oscar, and helped the film earn Best Picture. He went on to star as Jean Valjean in the 1998 adaptation of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables and in The Haunting as Dr. David Marrow. In 1999, Neeson starred as Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn, in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. He has also starred in Fallout, Transformers and Taken.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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