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I Love Les Miserables

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    I had a dream my life would be.

    . So different from this hell I'm living, so different now from what it seemed! Now, life has killed the dream I dreamed.
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M May 14

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    When I was in high school,

    I was in chorus. We had to practice singing songs from Les Miserables. I of course was in the tenor section. One day one of my music teachers gave free tickets to a few of us to see Les Miserables. I was blown away! I sat all the way in the balcony. After seeing it, it made the...
    eartheyes82 eartheyes82 31-35, M Oct 15

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    Sad, Happy, And Beautiful, All At Once ≪3

    I love Les Mis. So much talent, and so much emotion... I love singing along to the songs, and I dream to one day be able to play Eponine in a theatre production, or maybe Madame Thernadier when I get older!! I love singing Madame Thernadier's parts for a laugh, I often make my...
    VolatileTigerOfEarth VolatileTigerOfEarth 16-17, F May 18, 2013

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    And still I dream he'll come to me That we will

    live our years together But there are dreams cannot be And there are storms we cannot whether
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M May 14

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    I Love The Book

    I have the book, and fell in love with the characters. I find it that some of the Army parts were boring, but the novel itself is a true classic. I have never seen the musical, I heard it is great. Hoping to go see it this summer. Victor Hugo is one of my favorite writers and...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2011

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    aaannaaa aaannaaa 13-15, F May 4

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    Wallflower14 Wallflower14 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I love love love Les Mis!

    ! Read the book two years ago, though it took me forever, I loved it. I liked fantines story the best though it was pretty sad..... Anne Hathaway did a really good job though.
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M Dec 15, 2013

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    I saw the broadway play

    when I was in high school. When I was in choir we also sang a few songs. I have the original cast music cd.
    kdegala77 kdegala77 36-40, F Feb 27

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    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 2 Responses May 15

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    So I auditioned last week

    for it and I was so excited. This wasn't anything big it's only local theater but it was a step up from all the stuff I usually do. I auditioned and the next day I got the call. I got gavroche!! I was so happy. I'm 13 so I'm three years off the preferred age but I'm really...
    Steven00 Steven00 13-15, M 3 Responses May 15

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    On My Own...The Gay Girl Version

    On my own Pretending she's beside me All alone I walk with her till morning Without her I feel her arms around me And when I lose my way I close my eyes And she has found me In the rain the pavement shines like silver All the lights are misty in the river In the darkness, the...
    poeticprose poeticprose 16-17, F Aug 4, 2013

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    A Vivid And Captivating Story Of Humanity In All Its Forms.

    There are classics. Then there are CLASSICS. Then... well, then there's Les Mis. Perhaps the crowning achievement of all French literature, Les Miserables is truly one of the greatest novels of all-time. It is, to be sure, an immense tome -- a monolith, epic in scope, larger than...
    Parsifal145 Parsifal145 26-30 1 Response Mar 14, 2011

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    Les Miserables: Wow

    I love LesMis and I have been watching it since I was a toddler... my family loves musical's like this and it's amazing to find people who love it just as much as I do...... I'm 16 and not a lot of teens my age or any age like this... I love It!!
    SanuChan SanuChan 16-17, F Aug 10, 2012

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    Great Story

    I read the book in my fourth year of French class in high school.  Then my choir group took a trip to Broadway to see the musical the same year!  It was wonderful!  I loved it!  It is now my most favorite musical! 
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2008

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    My city recently put on les miserable

    and I think it is an amazing production
    bcamillexoxo bcamillexoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    I have seen it in London.

    It was amazing, the stage rotated and the scene changes were amazing. I love the west end, it seemed not as crowded as broadway. I am ashamed I waited so long to see this production, it was the best musical I have seen.
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M Apr 16

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    "Even the darkest night will end

    and the sun will rise" - Victor Hugo I love this quote ❤️
    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F Jun 30

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    Éponine

    If you don't know by now Well, let me just say: I am obsessed with Les Misérables <3 Really, I am. I love everything about it From the setting to the plot And the characters, they are marvelous, the whole lot! But by far my favorite is Éponine. Let me explain . . . Love is...
    Marisol818 Marisol818 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2013

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    So I have the cd and the movie.

    I even was eponine. Lol I know every song by heart.
    BooBear99 BooBear99 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I fell in love with Les Miserables in High

    School French class. My teacher would always talk about it and let us listen to the soundtrack. Then my junior and senior years I was able to go to see the play on Broadway. I actually saw Ricky Martin in the play. It was so powerful and moving. My favorite songs are "On my...
    brady120378 brady120378 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 3

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    I Want To Watch It Again

    I saw the movie last week and i fell in love with the story and the characters. I was sad and depressing but also very moving. Now i listen to the music on pandora and just keep picturing the movie in my head. I want to see it again.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    So Excited For The Movie

    I'm 13 years old and I have absolutely love Les Miserables. I've seen the musical, I just finished the original novel and loved it. I've been in three productions of it as young Cosette, Éponine and Fàntine and loved it. I am so excited to see the movie that it's my Christmas...
    Santana4 Santana4 13-15, F Dec 6, 2012

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    He is young Hes afraid Let him rest Heaven

    blessed Bring Him Home Bring Him Home
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M May 14

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    I just realized this

    now like nick Jonas is in the 25th anniversary of les miserables like what is life anymore JEESUS take the wheel when I like first saw that my emotions could not handle it so I cried in a corner 😂 XD :D #whatislife
    hwinston25 hwinston25 13-15, F Sep 30

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    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 1 Response May 14

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    I've been to see it in London,

    and in the cinemas..I have the cd and film, and I'm going to see it at a local theatre next week :3 can't wait!!!!!😱🙈😝
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F Apr 5

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    The Book and the Musical.

    i love the book by victor hugo. i read the whole thing (unabridged, thank you very much!). it's so evocative. except for the army parts. those were boring. but important at the time. the musical i have completely memorized. i've seen it several times, and have the original...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2007

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    Yes Yes I Do!

    So much so that I have spent all night re watching it on youtube, I must go and see it again soon! the book was a struggle but the musical was amazing! cant wait for the movie! :)
    Niknak300 Niknak300 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    So my sister wrote me

    that note in the cover page. I then proceed to have a miniature happy-panic that I expertly conceal and proceed to act out the rest of the scene with obnoxious flair. Me: Valjean, take care, I'm warning you! Her: What? Me: Clear out of here! Once a thief forever a thief! What...
    Septisoul Septisoul 16-17, F Apr 6

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    The Broadway Musical

    I especially love that! I think I literally experience EVERY emotion throughout that show. I've seen it live once. I own the original soundtrack and now have it loaded onto My mp3 player. The show makes Me friggin depressed and very inspired all at the same time. But it sucks...
    aktor1970 aktor1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 30, 2011

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    On My Own

    I saw a concert version of Les Mis last night on TV. Many of my spare tween hours were spent listening to a tape of the show, to the point of knowing the entire thing by heart. Back then, Eponine was the one I loved and identified with. I sang her song “On My Own” a million...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    My first thought: Russell Crowe

    as Javert? Wasnt the best I've heard but didn't suck either. Color me surprised. In all fairness, my first exposure to Les Mis was the dream cast concert with Colm Willinson as Val Jean and Phillip Quast as Javert. As any show fan knows they will forever be my image of the...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    90slove 90slove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I can watch this movie again

    and again. Everyone says it's long and boring but it speaks to me. I can't get enough. the music with the cinematography is amazing!!!
    Yummylicious4ev Yummylicious4ev 18-21 Jul 21

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    Love Les Mis

    A friend of mine had been singing the songs to Les Miserables when we were doing a show together. The show wasn't Les Mis, but I got so annoyed that I finally asked him for the CD. He gave it to me in French and in English, and I've been in love ever since. Over the summer, I...
    bluebird3620 bluebird3620 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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    Les Miserables School Edition

    My high school performed this about 3 weeks ago. It was the most amazing experience ever! I'm only a freshman and the only one not in a choir class. My first musical EVER! When we were first told about this show, everyone thought "how can a high school accomplish this?"...
    sugarbird411 sugarbird411 16-17 2 Responses May 15, 2008

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    Les Miserables is near

    and dear to my heart. It's an amazing story, and an amazing musical. I've seen the production 3 times. The first time in London (at Queens theatre) and twice in Toronto. I love every single thing about it, and I can honestly say that it made my life better. I'm really hoping to...
    enjolraz enjolraz 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I probably wouldn't have liked it

    as much if it wasn't for Javert. Javert was the one that did me in. Seriously, how can you not like Javert? After him, it's definitely Jean Valjean... But Javert is the best. When he was on that bridge... Oh, I just died a little inside. He was just as miserable as everyone...
    Septisoul Septisoul 16-17, F Feb 9

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    There was a time when men were kind.

    . When there voices were soft.. And there words inviting.. There was a time when love was blind.. And the world was a song.. And the song was exciting... There was a time.. Then It All Went Wrong I dreamed a dream in time gone by When hope was high and life worth living I...
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Work Of Art

    Only saw this Movie & then the Musical in 2009 & it was by far the best I'd seen in 15-20 yrs. Victor Hugo's uncanny tale of mystery & suspense left me wondering how long could I sit and watch,the 3 hrs went so fast I couldve sat for 3 more intrigued by the plots & sub plots...
    Jonn2910 Jonn2910 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 20, 2012

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    There was a time when love was blind When the

    world was a song And the song was exciting There was a time It all went wrong. I dreamed a dream in time gone by When hope was high and life worth living I dreamed that love would never die I dreamed that god would be forgiving Then I was young and unafraid And dreams were...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    Do You Hear The People Sing?

    Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men
    Fuckencio Fuckencio 16-17, M Sep 16, 2013

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    Listening to Les Miserables music calms me down

    quite a bit. When I want to cut I can listen to that and it just helps a lot. Fav songs are Stars because it's just a beautiful song and it's so powerful and Lovely Ladies because I used to sing it when I was little and now, I think it's a hilarious song. :) i feel much better...
    Takemetomywonderland Takemetomywonderland 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    My favorite song in Les Miserables is "one day

    more!" I know all the words! One day more, another day another destiny this never ending road to Calvary, these who seem to know my crime will surely come a second time one day more. I did not live until today, how can I live when we are parted One day more Tomorrow you'll be...
    ShyWolf15 ShyWolf15 22-25, F 1 Response May 17

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    Amazing

    In my drama class, we are currently watching it. I love it; the songs, story, acting, characters everything. I seem to be the only person in my class who enjoys it; my eyes are glued to the screen, while others pass notes or talk. I can't wait to see the new movie.
    Toukos Toukos 18-21 2 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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