About the TV Show
based on novel or book miniseries woman director
First Air Date: September 04, 2000
|First Aired on||:||2000|
|Created By||:||Josée Dayan|
|Genres||:||Drama,War & Politics|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||4 episodes in 1 Seasons|
Set against the background of the French Revolution and based on Victor Hugo's classic novel this is the story of Jean Valjean who is sent to prison for stealing a loaf of bread and is released after nineteen years. He meets and cares for a beautiful but poverty-stricken young girl named Fantine who has daughter Cosette. After Fantine's death Valjean brings Cosette up but he is haunted by Javert - a policeman whose search for Valjean has become an obsession.