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Witness Victor Hugo's classic redefined to a contemporary drama with Les Misérables on Zee Café

Aug 27, 2019
Victor Hugo's renowned masterpiece that has transcended across generations, Les Miserablés explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life. Against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest, Les Misérables is the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape the shadow of his past, as his paths cross with that of Fantine's, a working-class woman abandoned by her rich lover. As revolutionary violence ignites on the streets of Paris, Jean Valjean begins an epic journey towards self-acceptance, redemption and love.

Watch Les Misérables only on Zee Café from 28th August at 10 PM.

Highlights of the show:

  • Victor Hugo's classic redefined from the written word, music and film to an 8-part drama series 
  • Starring the Academy Award winning actress Olivia Colman along with Dominic West and Lily Collins
  • A story more than 150 years old, the captivating drama still holds relevance today
  • IMDB: 7.8

About BBC First on Zee Café:

Contemporary and captivating, the BBC First dramas come in all hues and shades. With IMDB 7+ ratings, each of these stories unravel the hidden truths, stir strong emotions, cross boundaries and break rules, as they bring to life the riveting drama they breathe. Bringing the world of these seductively complex dramas are the most celebrated actors such as Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Gere, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Olivia Colman; Zee Café launches the third season of BBC First weeknights at 10PM.

Report By: Shruti Barot
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