About the film
orchestra musical concert violin player gipsy
Release Date: November 04, 2009
|Slogan||:||«The grand deception that became the performance of a lifetime.»|
|Production Companies||:||Canal+, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinéma, RTBF, Oï Oï Oï Productions, Eurimages, Wild Bunch, Castel Film, Les Productions du Trésor, CinéCinéma, EuropaCorp, France 3, La Région Île-de-France, Belgacom TV, Tax Shelter ING Invest de Tax Shelter Productions, Panache Productions, Fonds d'Action de la Sacem, Le|
|Producers||:||Valerio De Paolis, Radu Mihăileanu, Bogdan Moncea, Alain Attal, André Logie, Vlad Păunescu, Michael Blakey, Elena Yatsura|
|Writers||:||Matthew Robbins, Radu Mihăileanu, Radu Mihăileanu, Radu Mihăileanu, Alain-Michel Blanc, Héctor Cabello Reyes, Thierry Degrandi|
A former world-famous conductor of the Bolshoï orchestra, known as "The Maëstro", Andreï Filipov had seen his career publicly broken by Leonid Brezhnev for hiring Jewish musicians and now works cleaning the concert hall where he once directed. One day, he intercepts an official invitation from the prestigious Théâtre du Châtelet. Through a series of mad antics, he reunites his old orchestra, now composed of old alcoholic musicians, and flies to perform in Paris and complete the Tchaikovsky concerto interrupted 30 years earlier. For the concerto, he engages a young violin soloist with whom he has an unexpected connection.