Crowe plays Javert in the film musical, Les Misérables. Taken straight from the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Misérables tells the story of Jean Valjean, an ex-prisoner who is hunted by Inspector Javert for breaking his parole. Javert eventually turns his life around by must now deal with the political events of his time such as the 1832 Paris uprising. Co-starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, and Amanda Seyfried.
I didn’t like the character in the stage show. I didn’t respond to it at all, I just thought it was ugly simplistic…. I couldn’t follow why he came to the conclusions that he came to.