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The Chorus (Les choristes) (2004)

The Chorus
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7.9 IMDB rating
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Gérard Jugnot Gérard Jugnot
Clément Mathieu
Kad Merad Kad Merad
Chabert
Jean-Paul Bonnaire Jean-Paul Bonnaire
La Père Maxence
Marie Bunel Marie Bunel
Violette Morhange
Jean-Baptiste Maunier Jean-Baptiste Maunier
Pierre Morhange
Maxence Perrin Maxence Perrin
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Georges Chaperot Georges Chaperot
René Wheeler René Wheeler


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1 year, 3 months ago at Jun 20 14:25
"Mai dire mai nella vita, c'è sempre qualcosa da tentare!"
http://www.ilariapasqua.net/apps/blog/show/43097299-les-choristes-i-ragazzi-del-coro-c-barratier-francia-2004-

An average movie

1 month ago at Aug 26 11:49
I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it has a really solid reputation (it has an impressive 7.9 rating on IMDb and it was nominated for 2 Academy Awards), I thought I might as well check it out. On top of that, it was a huge box-office success in France and it turned out to be there the top grossing film released in 2004 so I thought it should be worth a look. Well, to b... read more
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Description: The Chorus (French: Les Choristes), is a 2004 film directed by Christophe Barratier. The plot is about a passionate music teacher who arrives at a correctional boarding school for boys and transforms their lives through music. The film stars Gérard Jugnot as Clément Mathieu the teacher, and Jean-Baptiste Maunier as Pierre Morhange, one of his students, a musical prodigy. The movie is based on La Cage aux Rossignols. The film explores the pain of a child's separation from his parents, and the transcendence of music as the greatest form of expression. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language F ... (more)
Release date: 17 March 2004
UPC: 786936282559
Tags: French (12), France (9), Music (9), Drama (7), 2004 (6), School (5), 2000s (5), (4), Singing (3), Choral (3), Boarding School (3), Classical Music (3), 1940s (3), Comedy (3), Choir (3), Childhood (3), Children's Choir (2), Conductor (2), Foreign (2), Sing-Alongs (2)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 1 month ago

An average movie

“I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it has a really solid reputation (it has an impressive 7.9 rating on IMDb and it was nominated for 2 Academy Awards), I thought I might as well check it out. On top of that, it was a huge box-office success in France and it turned out to be there the top grossing film released in 2004 so I thought it should be worth a look. Well, to be honest, even though it was a decent watch, I was actually amazed by how generic and predictable the whole thing was.  I mean, I already had a hard time to care for ‘Dead Poets Society’ which is basically the reference in this genre and this movie didn’t really improve this formula, I'm afraid. I mean, sure, the music was nice and Gérard Jugnot played a nice guy as well but, that’s basi” read more

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