Misérables, Les

Date: 2012
Director: Tom Hopper
Production Company: Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Working Title Films

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne
Location(s): Alpes-Maritime (France), Hampshire, Kent, London, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset

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Storyline:

Set between 1815 and the Paris uprising of 1832, parole-breaker Valjean is hunted consistently by Javert, and his taking in of Cosette, illegitimate daughter of Fantine, once again endangers his freedom. Lots of songs, sets, dark, CGI and awards. SJ

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No9 dry Dock, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Hampshire. Not so dry for the opening scene. 1815 and it's a grim time to be a French convict.

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Jackman finds life as a convict hard.

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Being offered sanctuary after parole has been granted. Could be St Mary the Virgin, Ewelme, Oxfordshire.

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The chapel of St Sepulchre, St Mary Magdalene, Rowington Close, London W2. Jackman turns over a new leaf.

This is in the crypt of the church. Not always open and currently houses an artist in residence, who occasionally opens house.

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And not easy to get the right angle either. SJ

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Gourdon, les Alpes-Maritime, France.

Crowe rides into town, where Jackman has now turned his life around, 1823.

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Chatham Historic Dockyard, Kent. This arch was also glimpsed in The World Is Not Enough. SJ

Note the false wall behind to hide modern looking works on the Medway.

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Behind the Victorian Ropery in Chatham. SJ

Crowe's arrest of Hathaway leads to Jackman revealing himself.

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This is just south of the 007 passageway. SJ

Crowe close-up in front of the Ropery's east facade.

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Now, still at Chatham in the north part of the dockyard. SJ

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The Paris pursing as the story jumps forward once again. The old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10.

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Revolution in the air.

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Redmayne and Aaron Tveit preach uprising.

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This is one of the Pinewood sets which included this of Baron Cohen's inn and the sea front where Hathaway plies her trade.

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Back to "Paris;" the old RNC, SE10 where imdb lists over 40 feature film titles, and it's missed some.

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SE10.

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Tviet and Redamayne lead the way in protest during Lamarque's funeral.

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Some more Pinewood set, I believe.

Crowe dives into the "Seine."

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Best angle as it's not possible, or permissable, to climb on top of the buildings on the bridge. SJ

The weir of the Avon under Pulteney Bridge, Bridge St., Bath, Somerset.

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From a higher elevation. SJ

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Staircase of Boughton Hall, Kettering, Northamptonshire.

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Jackman at Boughton House: the Great Hall to his left.

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The front of the house as Redmayne and Seyfried hold their marriage reception.

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Bonham Carter and Baron Cohen gatecrash the party.

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Searching for the dying Jackman at Winchester College Chapel, Winchester, Hampshire.

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A final shot as the end credits are about to roll of Paris/old RNC.

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