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Dailies | ‘Les Misérables,’ as Done by … the South Korean Air Force (Video)

"Les Militaribles" features South Korean soldiers warbling tunes adapted from "Les Miz," resulting in a slightly less serious story of love, loss and redemption

"Les Misérables," Victor Hugo's classic novel-turned-musical-turned-movie musical, has been adapted yet again.

This time, in a satire by … the South Korean air force.

In this version, we get Jean Valjean as a soldier desperately trying to save his relationship while juggling his tyrannical superior officer's demands to shovel snow off the base.

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Sure, Valjean's struggles aren't quite as emotionally burdening as those Hugh Jackman version went through in Tom Hooper's Oscar-nominated film, but the 13-minute short does manage to squeeze in a number of musical sequences with impressive interpretations of songs like "Look Down," "I Dreamed a Dream" and "Do You Hear the People Sing."