The concert

The concert

DVD - 2011 | French
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Thirty years ago, Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra, was fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now a cleaning man at the Bolshoi, he hears the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris has invited the Bolshoi orchestra to play there. He gathers together his former musicians and a young solo violin virtuoso to perform in Paris in the place of the current Bolshoi orchestra. If they all overcome the hardships ahead, this very special concert will be a triumph.

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No_Stalkers4Me
Dec 06, 2015

The final scene redeems the other 80 minutes of the movie. Keep your expectations low.

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BritCrimeDramaFan
Aug 30, 2015

Excellent romp if you suspend reality as you have to with most comedies. There is drama, laughs, and Melanie Laurent is of course luminous. The final concert can bring one to tears (as long as you don't look at their fingers!)

steelydeacon Oct 21, 2013

This is a delightfully charming and moving film for all those who love classical music and especially the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Some suspension of credulity is required, since some elements are far fetched, but all-in-all it is a wonderfully warm and affirming study of the importance of great music to the life of the human soul.

howardpoole Apr 09, 2012

A good performance by all. The final concert was amazing. Subtitles hindered the movie. Overall, a good movie.

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