27 years ago i fell in love with a musical Les Miserables and had the original cast cd the complete symphonic recording cd of the show over the years, It took me 24 years to see the show in the west end and what a show it was, the songs were so moving and for a musical it had a story and characters you could identify with.
When i saw the movie was being made i was a little unsure at first as Russell Crowe singing did not appeal to me,but then i sat in he cinema on the day it was released in the UK and was the first to take my seat only 6 of us in the cinema which was unerving , but after i came out and bought a second ticket and saw the film again.
This is one musical movie everyone should own as it has a great story a very strong cast and some really emotional heart string moments. This is a msut for fans of musicals and the cast all performed well Hugh Jackman, Anne Hatahway , Russell Crowe and even the young Daniel Huttlestone as Gavroche were superb, the later reduced many grown men to tears when Russell Crowe places his medal on the dead body of Gavroche. Would recomend this very highly.