Les Misérables

I’m really emotional about this:

The protestors in Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution” have begun to use “Do You Hear the People Sing?” as their anthem, and it’s just really striking that the message and music from Les Mis are so transcendental even 200 years after the events.

It’s almost like there’s solidarity across the time gap. Powerful.

It's a quiet night, you're home alone, and you know what you must do. Cuddle in a few blankets, get some tea to warm up your vocal chords, and spend the night singing and having all your favorite characters die. Truly a masterpiece.

ORIGINAL NOVEL
Les Misérables(Original French) ● Les Misérables(English translation by Isabel F. Hapgood)

CONTEXT
sparknotes ● tenlittlebullets’ source post

MUSICAL ADAPTATION
Original French Concept Album ● Complete Symphonic Recording ● 10th Anniversary Concert ● 25th Anniversary Concert

ORSON WELLES’ RADIO ADAPTATION
Chapter 1: The Bishop ● Chapter 2: Javert ● Chapter 3: The Trial ● Chapter 4: Cosette ● Chapter 5: The Grave ● Chapter 6: The Barricade ● Chapter 7: Finale

FILM ADAPTATIONS
1909 ● 1934 ● 1935 ● 1958 ● 1978 ● 1998Shōjo Cosette ● 2012