The Concert Movie The Grand Deception That Became The Performance of a Lifetime

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The Concert


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2010 | PG-13 | Comedy | 1hr, 59m

A disgraced conductor pretends that he still works for the prestigious Bolshoi Orchestra.

U.S. Release Date

The Concert release date was Friday, July 30, 2010. in 2 theaters
August 6, 2010

On DVD

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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Directed by

Radu Mihaileanu

Screenwriter

Matthew Robbins
Radu Mihaileanu

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Rating MPAA

PG-13 for brief strong language and some sexual content

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"The Concert" is the new film from Radu Mihaileanu, the acclaimed writer/director of "Live and Become," starring Mélanie Laurent ("Inglorious Basterds"), François Berléand; ("Transporter" series), and Alexei Guskov. In this new comedy, Guskov stars as Andrei Filipov, a once celebrated Russian conductor of the Bolshoi who has hit rock bottom and is now working as a depressed custodian who drinks too much. But when he intercepts an invitation meant for this former orchestra to perform in Paris, Andrei masterminds a plan to pose as the leader of the group 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 played by acclaimed actress Mélanie Laurent who holds the key to his past and to his future. With a message of hope and making the most of second chances, "The Concert" promises to be one of the most uplifting and entertaining films of the year.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • In French and Russian with English subtitles.

Also Known As

  • Le Concert

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