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Tom Hooper Says “The Camera Should Be A Meditation On The Human Face”

by Oliver Lyttelton.

If the box office was anything to go by, if you saw any movie on Christmas Day with your family/friends/ON YOUR OWWWWN, it was “Les Miserables,” Tom Hooper’s blockbuster adaptation of the long-running musical stage adaptation of Victor Hugo’s epic novel.

Complete with an all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham-Carter and Eddie Redmayne, the film might have gotten some mixed responses, but it was overwhelmingly the favorite choice of audiences on the 25th, and looks likely to be a major force when Oscar nominations are announced in a couple of weeks.

If you were one of those who’ve caught the film in the last few days, or if you’re eagerly waiting your own showtimes, we’ve collected together a few key bits of info that Hooper, his cast and producer Cameron Mackintosh revealed at the film’s recent press conference in New York. You can read what Anne Hathaway wrote about her gruelling performance here, and head on below for more.

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  • k.ashok kadaba January 18, 2013, 11:42 AM

    manirathnam is the best film director in india.