Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, 'Les Miserables' travels with prisoner-on-parole, Jean Valjean, as he runs from the ruthless Inspector Javert on a journey beyond the barricades, at the center of the June Rebellion.
Valjean starts out as an ex-convict who went to prison for stealing bread, but after an encounter with a kind bishop, he changed in his life. Years later he meets a woman named Fantine, and when she dies Valjan adopts her daughter Cosette.
Years later,The June rebellion of 1832 was an uprising in Paris against the rule of King Louis-Philippe. Cosette's boyfriend Marius got injured during the rebellion and Valjean saved him. Afterwards, Cosette and Marius got married and Valjean died.
The French Revolution of 1789
The French Revolution was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies beginning in 1789.
During the French Revolution, the guillotine became the primary symbol of the Reign of Terror and was used to execute thousands of people, including King Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette.
The result of the French Revolution was the end of the monarchy. King Louis XVI was executed in 1793. The revolution ended when Napoleon Bonaparte took power in November 1799.