LES MISÉRABLES, the motion picture adaptation that grossed more than $340 million worldwide, will soon be available for purchase on March 22, 2013. [Source: Universal Studios Home Entertainment]
The award winning cinematic production becomes available on Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack including DVD, Digital Copy & UltraViolet™ on March 22nd and worldwide fans will enjoy the following features:
Bonus Features Exclusive to the Blu-rayTM
- Les MisérablesSinging Live: The star-studded cast and production team discuss how the daunting challenge of singing live rather than lip-syncing to pre-recorded tracks ultimately gave them the creative freedom to deliver nuanced, emotionally powerful performances.
- Battle at the Barricade: DirectorTom Hooper wanted the dramatic building of the barricade to be as visceral and intense as possible, so he had his actors build it in real time, literally hurling furniture out of windows to construct an actual barricade. This featurette takes an in-depth look at the creation and filming of all the action on this remarkable set.
- The West End Connection: Meet the “godfather” of theoriginal stage production of Les Misérables,renowned West End producer Cameron Mackintosh, who was deeply involved in the filming, as well as formerLes Misérables,theatrical stars who were thrilled to appear in supporting roles in the current film.
- Les Misérableson Location: Filming rather than staging Les Misérablespresents the opportunity to shoot in real world locations: a massive dry dock on the coast of England, a beautiful underground chapel in the heart of London and the ancient city of Winchester. Members of the cast and crew talk about what it was like to find and work in these incredible locations.
The phenomenal film starring Oscar nominees Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway, Oscar® winner Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried is nominated for eight Academy Awards®
Running Time: 2 hours, 38 minutes
Rating:PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements
Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish
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