The Concert details
|Starring:||Aleksei Guskov, Melanie Laurent, Dmitri Nazarov, Laurent Bateau, Maria Dinulescu|
|Genres:||Comedy, Drama, World Cinema|
|Original title||Le concert|
|Collections:||Exclusive Films, Hidden Gems, Top French Films|
|Run time:||1 hour 59 minutes|
|Rental release:||08 Nov 2010|
|Main languages:||French, Russian|
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Le ConcertBy a customer from Bristol , 20 Jul 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]Great film. I haven't laughed so much in a long time. A delightful story, with some moving scenes without being sentimental. A real joy to watch
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A Timely, Poignant FilmBy Lewishamguy (27 reviews) , 13 Aug 2013Long-standing prejudice in Russia against Jews and Gypsies has received much attention in the media lately, which makes this a timely film well worth seeing for its poignant yet often lighthearted story of good people (musicians in the Bolshoi orchestra) overcoming historical injustices. The acting is realistic, though some scenes go on much too long. I had expected more music, but the music that is performed, especially near the end, is excellent. The plot builds to a surprising climax that seems to me very Russian and very French in nature.
Wonderfully uplifting, moving & hilarious filmBy a customer , 20 Jan 2013Wonderfully uplifting, moving and hilarious film about the righting of wrongs and the overcoming of hardships to celebrate beauty and harmony in music. Watched and enjoyed by our family with age-range from 16 to 88. Very strong cast and delightful Russian humour, scripted to maximise drama with clever juxtaposition of despair and comedy interwoven with sublime music to heighten emotion. Highly recommended.
Hollywood just can't make films this goodBy whp8 (23 reviews) from Sturminster Newton , 31 Dec 2012Now I know the description doesn't sound instantly appealing, but this is a cracking film of the type Hollywood just couldn't make no matter how hard it tried. It is emotional without being sentimental, very funny and quirky, with a great 'underdog' plot. Thoroughly recommend it.
historical confusionBy easytiger2 (2 reviews) , 12 Dec 2012This a lovely fantasy film. However, it is impossible to sack Jewish musiciaNS from Bolshoi ochestra as they all were and will be Jewish. Russians were not Nazis, I think there is a historical confusion there. Other then that quite a decent film
Bravo EncoreBy PeteGuildford (4 reviews) , 12 Dec 2012Wonderful feel-good movie celebrating the human spirit overcoming all obstacles in its way. A clever and original work with a talented cast.