Summer 2013 Film Fest: “Les Misérables” on July 10

Les Misérables on July 10.  Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Anne Hathaway. Les Mis Directed by Tom Hooper, 2012.

Memorable Songs: Suddenly, I Dreamed a Dream, One Day More, and Bring Him Home.

“Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption—a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Ex-prisoner Jean Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. The world’s longest-running musical brings its power to the big screen in Tom Hooper’s sweeping and spectacular interpretation of Victor Hugo’s epic tale.” movlic.com

Click here to download a brochure of the 7-part film series.

Registration for each film is required. Please call the library (781-769-0200, x110 or 222) or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Simoni Room. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas. The Film Fests are made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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