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The Concert (2009)

Concertul (2009)

119 min. - Comedy - AP 12 - 20.11.2009


Thirty years ago Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, famous conductor of the Bolshoi  orchestra, was fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now he is a cleaning man at Bolshoi and he accidentally finds that Châtelet Theater in Paris invites the Bolshoi Orchestra to perform there. He decides to gather his former musicians and go to Paris instead of the current orchestra of the theater. He wants the orchestra of old Jewish or Gypsy musicians to come, like the first violin, Anne-Marie Jacquet a young virtuoso. If they manage to overcome all the difficulties encountered, this very special concert will be a triumph.

Director: Radu Mihăileanu

Writer: Radu Mihăileanu, Alain Michel Blanc

Stars: Aleksei Gusov, Mélanie Laurent, Dmitri Nazarov


The Concert (2009) Alexei Guskov Andrei Simonovici Filipov
The Concert (2009) Mélanie Laurent Anne-Marie Jacquet / Lea
The Concert (2009) Dmitri Nazarov Alexander „Sașa” Abramovici Grosman
Vlad Ivanov Piotr Tretiakin
Valentin Teodosiu
Ion Sapdaru
Maria Dinulescu Genkine
Mihai Călin
Constantin Drăgănescu
Alexandru Suciu Son of Sasha
Vitalie Bichir Moïse



Radu Mihăileanu

Screenplay by

Radu Mihăileanu

Alain Michel Blanc

Produced by

Alain Attal

Michael Blakey

Valerio De Paolis

André Logie

Bogdan Moncea

Vlad Păunescu

Cinematography by

Laurent Dailland

Music Department

Armand Amar

Film Editing by

Ludo Troch


Gigi Akoka

Hervé Jakubowicz

Production Design by
Cristian Niculescu

production design

Stanislas Reydellet

production design

Cécilia Blom

set decorator

Gina Stancu

set decorator

Costume Design by
Viorica Petrovici

Maira Ramedhan Lévy

Makeup and Hair

Daniela Bușoiu

Michèle Constantinides

Bernard Floch

Sound by

Pierre Excoffier

Selim Azzazi