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Mercy beats justice in Les Misérables

Paul Vallely

by Paul Vallely

Posted: 08 Feb 2013 @ 12:14

The film offers very modern messages, says Paul Vallely

WE WERE still talking theology over dinner on Monday. The prompt was not the over-long sermon we had heard on Sunday morning, but the film we had seen in the afternoon. I confess that I had not been keen to seeLes Misérables, whose music has always seemed to me mawkish and contrived, but the trailer for the film had looked like a spec­­tacular piece of historical fiction ( Comment, ...

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