Les Misérables

A cop from the provinces moves to Paris to join the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil, discovering an underworld where the tensions between the different groups mark the rhythm.

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  • Clips
    7
  • Film Length
    1hr 44min
  • Level
    High School
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Les Misérables Educational Resources
Lesson One and Two

Lesson one will encourage students in high school English Language Arts, French, or European History focusing on the French Revolution, and/or film classes, who have read the novel Les Misérables* to compare the novel and the film’s central themes of social inequality, the morality of crime and criminal justice, and the factors that motivate human beings to action, in order to shed light on whether and how the film represents them in our modern world. Lesson two can be incorporated into High School English Language Arts, French, and Media Studies/Film Courses. See the full listing of standards at the end of the lesson.

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Les Misérables Educational Resources
Lesson One and Two

Lesson one will encourage students in high school English Language Arts, French, or European History focusing on the French Revolution, and/or film classes, who have read the novel Les Misérables* to compare the novel and the film’s central themes of social inequality, the morality of crime and criminal justice, and the factors that motivate human beings to action, in order to shed light on whether and how the film represents them in our modern world. Lesson two can be incorporated into High School English Language Arts, French, and Media Studies/Film Courses. See the full listing of standards at the end of the lesson.

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