Language And Literature Facts
"Dating" word from the Latin, the term "evolution" means "unrolling" or "an opening of what was rolled up".
In 2012, Les Misérables was released as a musical film, starring Hugh Jackman (Jean Valjean), Russell Crowe (Javert), Anne Hathaway (Fantine), Amanda Seyfried (Cosette), Eddie Redmayne (Marius), Samantha Barks (Éponine) and Helena Bonham-Carter and Sasha Baron Cohen (the Thénardiers).
The show Les Misérables has been produced in over 42 countries, and has been translated into over 21 languages.
The show Les Misérables has won multiple Tony Awards, including ‘Best Book of a Musical’.
The emblem of Les Misérables is the young Cosette, which is based upon the Emile Bayard novel illustration.
Les Misérables is the longest running musical on West End.
The original musical of Les Misérables opened at the Barbican Center in London on 8th October, 1985.
Hugo was a supporter of Romanticism and Republicanism.
Hugo identified himself as a Catholic and held a great amount of respect for the church.
When Hugo died, his coffin was laid under the Arc de Triomphe for an all-night vigil. The funeral procession took six hours to pass.