On this Flash Review, Uma and Joe give you their take on the latest musical to hit the big screen: “Les Misérables“. The hit Broadway show, adapted from Victor Hugo’s classic novel, has been brought to the big screen in spectacular fashion by Tom Hooper, with Hugh Jackman in the lead role of Jean Valjean. As is so often the case, the duo disagree on whether you should catch this flick. Click play to hear them duke it out!
Plot: In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.
Director: Tom Hooper
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit