Les Miserables (1998) short review

Pretty bad — see the stage play/musical instead. Set in the 1810s and 1830s, possibly worth a watch if you’re REALLY into the period and want to see Claire Danes (as Cosette) in some not-terribly-exciting ’30s gowns.


About the author



Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.