Over a period of roughly 24 hours, Les Misèrables is retold with the “Gavroche” neighborhood being the setting. It’s self-aware by dropping Victor Hugo references, but it’s a liberal adaptation.
Issa (Issa Perica) is our Jean Valjean and instead of silver, he steals some chickens to begin with. He’s about twelve and is already known among the patrol officers. There’s a group of three policemen: one is brand new and the others know their way around.…