The Concert (Le concert)


The Concert (Le concert)

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Thirty years ago, Andrei Filipov was the conductor of the illustrious Bolshoi orchestra until he was fired for using Jewish musicians. Now he works as a janitor and drinks too much. But when he intercepts an invitation for the Bolshoi to perform in Paris, Andrei masterminds a plan to gather his own Bolshoi to go in their place in order to make a triumphant return to the music scene. With a motley bunch of former musicians at his side, Andrei sets off for Paris to fulfill his destiny and return to his glory as a great conductor. Along the way, he will reunite with a young, beautiful violin virtuoso who holds the key to his past and to his future.

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Aleksey Guskov
as Andreï Filipov
Mélanie Laurent
as Anne-Marie Jacquet
François Berléand
as Olivier Morne Duplessis
Dmitriy Nazarov
as Sacha Grossman
as Guylène de La Rivière
Valeri Barinov
as Ivan Gavrilov
Anna Kamenkova Pavlova
as Irina Filipovna
Lionel Abelanski
as Jean-Paul Carrère
Alexander Komissarov
as Victor Vikitch
Alexandr Komissarov
as Victor Vikitch
Ramzy Bedia
as Owner of the 'Trou Normand'
Vlad Ivanov
as Pyotr Tretyakin
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  • "The Concert" builds beautifully from a farcical premise that requires a suspension of disbelief to a musical climax that washes away our cynicism in a wave of honest tears.

    Apr 22, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
  • "The Concert" is manipulative, overly sentimental, sometimes ludicrous and almost completely irresistible.

    Mar 24, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Benefits from clever editing and a credible cinematic representation of the ineffable power of music to ignite the human spirit. Sadly, the magic is way too long in the making.

    Oct 8, 2010 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • The Concert was so unfunny, I had to consult to make sure that it was indeed listed as a comedy.

    Aug 6, 2010 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
  • It ends in a place of transcendent emotion that sends everyone out of the theater in a swirl of transport.

    Aug 6, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • It's as if the movie simmers unevenly for an hour and a half, and suddenly bursts into glorious flame.

    Aug 6, 2010 | Rating: 3/4

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