The Chorus

Oscar Nominee

Genre:  Drama, Romance
Running Time:  95 min.
Release Date: January 28, 2005
DVD: May 3, 2005

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Cast: Gérard Jugnot, François Berléand, Jacques Perrin, Kad Merad, Marie Bunel, Jean-Baptiste Maunier

Synopsis

In a dark, doom-filled school for troubled boys in 1949 post-war France, a mild-mannered new teacher has just arrived, only to find himself surrounded by prepubescent thieves, inveterate liars, unapologetic rebels and lost souls beyond reach. Or are they?

When Clement Mathiew (Gerard Jugnot) introduces these supposedly hard-core delinquents to something they've never experienced before - the freedom and joy of music - he discovers there is far more to these children than anyone dared to believe.

Director: Christophe Barratier
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Arthur Cohn, Jacques Perrin, Nicolas Mauvernay
Screenplay: Christophe Barratier, Philippe Lopes-Curval
Official Site: www.leschoristes-lefilm.com

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