Lavish, superbly acted adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic stars Liam Neeson as Jean Valjean, the fugitive who has become a mayor in France during the 1820s. Tragically, Valjean's past haunts him in the form of tenacious Inspector Javert (Geoffrey Rush), a former guard at the prison from which Valjean escaped. Uma Thurman and Claire Danes also star; Bille August directs. 134 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround stereo, Japanese, Portuguese; Subtitles: English (SDH), Arabic, Dutch, Japanese, Portuguese.