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message 1: by Nia (new)

Nia Saunders Who read the book ? Was it better than the movie ?


Kate (kaitlins16) I really want to read the book. I've only read the first few chapters, and I know it starts in a different place than the movie.


message 3: by [deleted user] (new)

I'm just going to say this. some people may disagree with me that the movie was off from the book. I Think IT Was Spot On! I BAWLED LIKE A BABY THE WHOLE TIME! it was awkward too, we were in the theatre and I was sobbing. Lol


message 4: by Nia (new)

Nia Saunders I heard the director (Tom Hooper) took a lot of little details out. I also read somewhere the Jean Valjean get captured and sent to jail after he takes Fantine to the hospital and later has to escape.


message 5: by [deleted user] (new)

he doesn't get taken to jail but Javier chases him some more. of course Lol


Kate (kaitlins16) I think for making a book as long as Les Mis into a movie, certain things have to be changed in order to make it work.


message 7: by Nia (new)

Nia Saunders In some ways isn't it unrealistic ? Is Javier the only policeman in town ? It certainly seems so.


message 8: by [deleted user] (new)

no. he just has a grudge against Jean valjean so it's kind of his personal goal to get him in prison again


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