Online hit for South Korean 'Les Miserables'

  • 8 February 2013
Watch a clip from the South Korean version of Les Mis

The South Korean air force has scored an online hit with their own version of famous musical Les Miserables.

It's received 1.5 million hits and includes well-known songs from the musical, translated into Korean.

The air force said: "We made the video to lift the spirit of servicemen who had to work so hard to clear snow during the unusually heavy winter this year".

Les Miserables is a famous book set in 19th century France.

Its been a successful stage musical and its recent film adaptation has got eight Oscar nominations.

Footage courtesy of the South Korean air force.