Famous Authors: Victor Hugo - A Concise Biography

  |  35 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Documentary overview of the life, background and works of Victor Hugo (1803-1885). Hugo's career as a playwright, novelist and politician began at an early age and while he was revered by the French people for his position on the rights of the ordinary man, he was forced into exile by the government and lived in the English Channel Islands for 19 years.