In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever. Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Amanda Seyfried. In cinemas 18 January.
Berlin - Anne Hathaway says she'd like to do more musicals after the
Oscar-nominated "Les Miserables" - but don't expect her to launch
into a singing career.
Director Tom Hooper on Saturday presented
his movie, an adaptation of a Broadway musical based on Victor Hugo's novel, at
the Berlin film festival.
Hathaway's role as an outcast mother
reduced to prostitution has won her an Oscar nomination for best supporting
She told reporters she hopes to do more
musicals and would like more to be made - "I'm a big fan of them, so that
would make me very happy both as an actress and as an audience member."
But Hathaway says the experience hasn't
made her more comfortable singing in public. She says: "I have no plans
for recording an album."
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