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The Chorus

The Chorus

A Feature film by Christophe Barratier

Produced by Galatée Films

Release in France : 17/03/2004

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Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Galatée Films

Foreign production company :

Vega Film

French distribution :

Pathé Distribution

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Synopsis

1948. Clément Mathieu, an unemployed music teacher, finds a job as proctor in a correctional boarding school for minors.
Although particularly harsh, the educational policies of the school's director, Rachin, are proving ineffectual.
Clément sets out to change the pupils' lives by acquainting them with the magic and power of music.

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12/11/2015

The Chorus

Official trailer

Photos (14)

Full credits (20)

Executive Producers :

Jacques Perrin, Nicolas Mauvernay

Authors of original work :

Noël-Noël, René Wheeler, Georges Chaperot

Co-producers :

Gérard Jugnot, Jérôme Seydoux, Romain Le Grand, Claude Berri, Pierre Héros

Sound recordists :

Daniel Sobrino, Nicolas Cantin, Nicolas Naegelen

Production Manager :

Bernard Lorain

Editor :

Yves Deschamps

Continuity supervisor :

Françoise Thouvenot

Music Composer :

Bruno Coulais

Costume designer :

Françoise Guégan

Still Photographer :

Philippe Quaisse

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Philippe Lopes Curval

Screenwriters :

Christophe Barratier, Philippe Lopes Curval

Directors of Photography :

Dominique Gentil, Carlo Varini

Assistant Operator :

Nicolas Duchêne

Press Attaché (film) :

Eva Simonet

Sound Editor :

Daniel Sobrino

Production Designer :

François Chauvaud

Casting :

Sylvie Brocheré

Sound Mixer :

Daniel Sobrino

Foreign distributor :

Yuen Ping Low

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Themes :

Childhood, Education

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

France, Switzerland

Original French-language productions :

Yes

Nationality :

Majority French (France, Switzerland)

Production year :

2004

French release :

17/03/2004

Runtime :

1 h 35 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

108.037

Approval :

Yes

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

CinemaScope

Posters (18)

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News (28)

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Festival Selections (22)

Cairo - International Film Festival - 2005

Cairo - International Film Festival (Egypt, 2005)

Selection

Festival of festivals

Academy Awards - 2005

Academy Awards (United States, 2005)

Selection (2)

Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

Nomination for Best Original Song

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2005

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2005)

Selection (8)

Best Sound : Nicolas Cantin, Nicolas Naegelen, Daniel Sobrino

Best Production Design : François Chauvaud

Best Original Music : Bruno Coulais

Best Supporting Actor : François Berléand

Best Actor : Gérard Jugnot

Best Director : Christophe Barratier

Best first picture

Best Film

Lisbon - French Film Festival - 2004

Lisbon - French Film Festival (Portugal, 2004)

Selection

Week of French Cinema - films selected

TIFF - 2004

TIFF (Canada, 2004)

Selection (2)

Special presentations

Contemporary World Cinema

Montreal World Film Festival - 2004

Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, 2004)

Selection

Out of Competition

Awards (3)

Delegations (8)

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