Cosette


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Cosette

waif indentured to the cruel Thenardiers; saved by the honorable Valjean. [Fr. Lit.: Les Miserables]
See: Orphan
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Julie Andrews co-stars The Devil Wears Prada (2006) College graduate Andy (Anne Hathaway) lands a job at prestigious Runway magazine, as assistant to diabolical editor Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep) Les Miserables (2012) Anne plays Fantine, the tragic mother of Cosette.
Emily Langridge, who was recently seen in Gypsy , will portray Cosette.
That let in 3-1 shot Solstalla for an upset, with the winner holding Cosette, who hit 1.
One of his workers, Fantine (an Oscarwinning Anne Hathaway), is cruelly cast out when the foreman learns she has an illegitimate daughter, Cosette.
The most immediate reason is Philippine pride: London-based Filipino entertainer Rachelle Ann Go is playing Fantine, and she's particularly moving when she sings in her character's dying moments, consoled by the promise of the bread thief, Jean Valjean, that he will raise Fantine's young daughter Cosette as his own.
Cosette Canilao, executive director of PPP center, said in an interview that the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC), the implementing agency for the two railway projects, is targeting to release the 'invitation to bid' for LRT 6 project by December this year.
The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen went to Jennifer Lawrence and Amanda Seyfried beat her to the part of Cosette in the film adaption of hit musical Les Miserables.
The other central character is ex-convict Jean Valjean, who saves Cosette from the Thenardiers and raises her as his own child.
Yet Valjean is ever hounded by the implacable policeman Javert, and his efforts to evade capture become more difficult when he adopts Cosette, a severely neglected young girl.
Young Eponine gets little time in the original story but here Birmingham author Susan Fletcher reimagines the young woman's life of Eponine from her impoverished beginnings with her parents - the mean-spirited Thenardiers - to her first meeting with Cosette, the family's move to Paris and her encounters with revolutionary student Marius, until she makes the ultimate sacrifice for love.
An overzealous foreman, under orders from Valjean to assuage a dispute between two female workers in his factory, torments, and then fires a young worker, Fantine, who has labored there to support her illegitimate child, Cosette.
From this point on, Javert's pursuit of Valjean dominates much of the story; however, numerous other story lines develop as well, the most important involving Valjean's adoption of Cosette (Amanda Seyfried).