The Concert (Le concert)
The Concert (Le concert) (2010)

Thirty years ago, Andrei Filipov was the conductor of the illustrious Bolshoi orchestra until he was fired for using Jewish musicians. Now he works as a janitor and drinks too much. But when he intercepts an invitation for the Bolshoi to… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 1, 2011
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Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"The Concert" builds beautifully from a farcical premise that requires a suspension of disbelief to a musical climax that washes away our cynicism in a wave of honest tears.

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Rachel Saslow
Washington Post

The Concert was so unfunny, I had to consult IMDB.com to make sure that it was indeed listed as a comedy.

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Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

The Concert is never quite as meaningful as it makes itself out to be. That's not to say it isn't entertaining and even occasionally moving.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

"The Concert" is manipulative, overly sentimental, sometimes ludicrous and almost completely irresistible.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It ends in a place of transcendent emotion that sends everyone out of the theater in a swirl of transport.

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Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Por su humor absurdo, su emotivo final y el encanto de sus personajes, El Concierto tiene todos los ingredientes para convertirse en la "feel-good-movie" del año.

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Greg Quill
Toronto Star

Benefits from clever editing and a credible cinematic representation of the ineffable power of music to ignite the human spirit. Sadly, the magic is way too long in the making.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

It's as if the movie simmers unevenly for an hour and a half, and suddenly bursts into glorious flame.

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

"The Lives of Others" as seen through the feel-good filter of "Mr. Holland's Opus" - a struggle of creativity against oppression with more of the merrily made music that touchingly triumphs over adversity.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
A Russian composer arranges a reunion of blacklisted musicians to perform one concert in France. This film is nice but predictable. The third act reveal is… More
Daisy Maduro
Le Concert, a French/Russian movie, had everything, great music,good script, and some of the best performances was put here on screen. Le Concert was a movie,… More
Fernando Rafael Quintero Castañeda
Undeniably good-looking, at times funny, always loud and very (and I mean very) over-the-top. Valeri Barinov, Anna Kamenkova and Dimitry Nazarov are the… More
Kyle S
Radu Mihaileanu's third film is a very touching and beautiful little gem. Melanie Laurent is also one of the most beautiful women in my eyes, and I really… More
Walter M.
"The Concert" starts with another good reason for cell phones being banned as Andrey's(Aleksey Guskov) goes off, interrupting the rehearsal of… More