Les Miserables

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of "Stars" the camera is behind Javert while he faces out towards the city. On the right, you can see clouds being illuminated by an absent moon that is off screen but behind said clouds yet the moon reflects off of the left side of his face.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene near the end, Jean Valjean is telling Marius that he is leaving and who he is. A large armoire appears behind Marius and then disappears in the next shot. (02:15:20)

Continuity mistake: When Gavroche is shot dead, his eyes are open. By the time Jean Valjean picks him up, his eyes are closed. And then at last when Javert comes to put the medal on Gavroche, Gavroche's eyes are open again. (02:00:27)

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Continuity mistake: Toward the end, Thénardier is being dragged down the stairs after Marius took back the gold ring Thénardier stole off his unconscious body previously. The gold ring appears and disappears several times as Thénardier is being pulled out of the room, down the stairs, and out the door. At the end, Marius shows the gold ring to Jean Valjean as he is dying, which was last seen on Thénardier's finger as he was being pulled out the door.

Continuity mistake: In the scene early in the film, where Valjean is singing in the church (after the police brought him back to the minister for stealing the silver), he has a wound on the right hand side of his head (from being hit by the policeman's stick/truncheon). Depending on the camera angle, the size of the wound and its appearance alters- sometimes it is quite small and flat, other times raised. Also sometimes there is a trickle of blood from it and other times not.

Continuity mistake: While Valjean is trying to leave the inn with Cosette, he takes off his hat while kneeling down to tell her Fantine died. When the shot pans back to him, the hat is on his head again.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where Valjean is captured and brought back with the silver, the officials that apprehend him take off their hats. However, a few shots later, when the Monsignor collects the silver back, the official who addressed him has his hat on.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Eponine (Samantha Barks) sings "On My Own", towards the end of the song, her hands come into shot, they are immaculate and manicured. Immediately after the song, she goes into a building to retrieve Cosette's letter to Marius, whilst holding the letter her hands are filthy with dirt under the nails.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Fantine is convinced to be a prostitute she is wearing a shawl. When she leads the captain towards the ship and the camera is behind her, her shawl has disappeared. In the next shot when we see them from the front again, her shawl has reappeared. (00:27:05)

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the "ABC cafe" number, the fellow who sings "they will come one and all" puts his hand on the arm of his comrade. When the camera goes to a wide shot a second later, he has put his hand down. (01:20:00)

Continuity mistake: The weather changes during the "Do You Hear the People Sing?" number, both of them. Wide shots show that it's bright and sunny but the close ups of Gavroche show that it's raining.

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Continuity mistake: Eponine is holding Cosette's letter to Marius at the start of "One Day More." The letter is crumpled and wet in close up but it's brand new and dry in the wide shot.

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Continuity mistake: When Enjolras is shot dead, he falls out of the window while holding a red flag with both hands. When he gets hung up, he's holding the flag with just one hand.

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of "Stars" the camera is behind Javert while he faces out towards the city. On the right, you can see clouds being illuminated by an absent moon that is off screen but behind said clouds yet the moon reflects off of the left side of his face.

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Fantine: I had a dream my life would be so different from this hell I'm living!

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Trivia: During production, all of the crew members wore period costumes, just in case they accidentally got caught in a shot.

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