Les Miserables - Official London Trailer

Based on Victor Hugo's 1862 novel Les Miserables musical is the story of Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang. Only the saintly Bishop of Digne treats him kindly and Valjean, embittered by years of hardship, repays him by stealing some silver. Valjean is caught and brought back by the police, and is astonished when the Bishop lies to save him, also giving him two precious candlesticks. Valjean decides to start his life anew. Things go well but 8 years later, an encounter with a face from the past threatens everything he now holds dear..