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  Rambles: Bruno Coulais, The Chorus (Les Choristes)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The orchestral elements on Les Choristes leap out on the ear with all the spiritual force of a Gregorian chant.
Performers and composers include Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc with director Nicolas Porte, soloist Jean-Baptiste Maunier, the Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra directed by Deyan Pavlov, and pianists Raoul Duflot Verez and Dominic Faricier.
Les Choristes is a fun, gentle album to listen to even if one did not see the film.
www.rambles.net /snd_thechorus04.html   (440 words)

 Les Choristes (Christophe Barratier) Gerard Jugnot Jean-Baptiste Maunier Francois Berleand Jacques Perrin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LOVELESSNESS IS THE DISEASE, SINGING IS A gigantic hit in France, Christophe Barratier’s feature-film début, Les Choristes / The Chorus, is the newest cinematic incarnation of the old warhorse: the teacher who, through firmness, kindness, and understanding —mostly kindness and understanding—tames the savage hearts of his or her pupils.
Les Choristes was the biggest box-office hit in France in 2004, having sold about 8.6 million tickets.
Les Choristes was inspired by La Cage aux rossignols / A Cage of Nightingales (1945), which was nominated for a Best Original Story Academy Award in 1947.
www.altfg.com /Reviews/Choristes.htm   (1020 words)

 Amazon.fr : Les Choristes: Musique: Bruno Coulais   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Le résultat n'est pas seulement à la hauteur d'une réputation grandissante, il dépasse tout ce que l'on pouvait imaginer avec une simplicité confondante de sincérité.
Les chansons sont très bien construites, les mélodies très belles...beaucoup de légèreté mais qui laisse néanmoins nostalgique...
Tout le monde semble être ébahit par ce disque et franchement, il n'y a pas de quoi.
www.amazon.fr /Choristes-Bruno-Coulais/dp/B0001HYTWM   (1139 words)

 Premiere Magazine - Les Choristes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
What follows is the fairly conventional story of an idealistic supervisor who joins the faculty of a prison-like boarding school, using his failed musical talents to teach the students confidence and discipline through song.
Directed by first-timer Christopher Barratier, Les Choristes follows a long tradition of French boarding-school stories, tracing back to Jean Vigo’s landmark Zéro de conduite (about a boys’ school insurrection) and echoed throughout the years in such exceptional films as François Truffaut’s The 400 Blows and Louis Malle’s Au revoir les enfants.
However, Les Choristes does make one subtle but significant change to the formula: Whereas most French boarding-school stories (like their American counterparts) focus on the students’ point of view, Barratier gives us the supervisor’s perspective instead.
www.premiere.com /reviews/1949/les-choristes.html   (404 words)

 Les Choristes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Les Choristes (Chorists) also known as The Chorus in English, is a 2004 film directed by Christophe Barratier.
The plot is about a passionate music teacher who arrives at a correctional boarding school for boys and transforms their lives through music.
Not all of the kids are malevolent, however, such as diminutive orphan Pepinot (Maxence Perrin), but that makes no difference to the school's strict and unsympathetic headmaster Rachin (Francis Berleand) who has instilled the mantra "Action Equals Reaction" upon the school.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Les_Choristes   (649 words)

 SoundtrackNet : The Chorus (Les Choristes) Soundtrack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The nominated portion functions as the main theme for the score, a piece for boys' choir, boy soprano soloist and orchestra.
"Les Partitions" brings the main theme back in oboe and horn, but an ominous tone is heard, representing how the boys must fear the school's headmaster.
"Les Avions En Papier" is another ebullient piece for boys' choir and orchestra, tracing the flights of paper airplanes.
www.soundtrack.net /soundtracks/database/?id=3856   (642 words)

 Amazon.fr : Les Choristes: DVD: Christophe Barratier,Gérard Jugnot,François Berléand,Jacques Perrin,Jean-Baptiste ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Le personnage du directeur Rachin, par exemple, peut être bien joué par Franc!ois Berléand parce qu'il semble être très méchant et autorisétaire comme les autres profs aussi.
Tous les garçons sont de bons acteurs aussi: Pépinot est joué par un garçon très petit et mignon ce qui convient au rôle,...
Les techniciens, les créateurs et les autres participants ont fait du bon travail.
www.amazon.fr /Choristes-Christophe-Barratier/dp/B0002H378I   (1673 words)

 european-films.net - review: Les choristes (The Chorus)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He becomes an assistant-teacher at a boarding school for boys, optimistically called "Le fond de l’etang" (The Bottom of the Pond’).
Since he is a musician and he is writing a choral piece in his free time, he is surprised to learn that there are no music lessons given at Le fond de l’etang.
Les choristes knows to convey an incredible wealth of ideas and thoughts about these themes without ever being preachy or "teacher-like".
european-films.net /content/view/165/60   (902 words)

 Amazon.ca: Les Choristes: DVD: Christophe Barratier,Gérard Jugnot,François Berléand,Kad Merad,Jean-Paul ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"Les Choristes" ("The Chorus") is a familiar story about a teacher that comes into a school and makes a difference for students that nobody else cares about.
Je suis émue par les belles petites voix joyeuses de jeunes gosses troublés par la misère d'un monde qui les a négligés.
Les choristes nous replongent dans un autre temps...
www.amazon.ca /Choristes-Christophe-Barratier/dp/B000811672   (1567 words)

 Movie (Metro Times Detroit)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Although much prettier and more continental than its peers, Les Choristes (The Chorus) is hardly at the head of its class.
Frankly, this underachiever is an uninspired depiction of a classic tale of inspiration: the teacher who, in the face of utmost tyranny, motivates his class, but then gets tossed out on his derrière.
Les Choristes is set in post-World War II France, in a cold, dilapidated reform school for boys.
www.metrotimes.com /editorial/review.asp?id=95041   (400 words)

 Choristes, Les (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Taking France by storm this summer, Les choristes purportedly led to a surge in applications to join choirs all over the country.
The success of Les choristes as a film (with or without the divine music) lies in its not trying to be anything more than what it is, a simple tale that opens up to you instead of manipulating you.
To ensure that I'm not misleading towards the other extreme, let me hasten to add that Les choristes does touch our hearts.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0372824   (496 words)

 BCSD - Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc  (Les Choristes)
Located in Lyon, Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc is a mixed choir which was created in 1986.
Plus tard, le souvenir des événements vécus durant cet apprentissage de la vie prend toute son importance, rien n'était donc anodin.
Une pension sévère, des enfants rebelles, une chorale qui les rassemble, représentation émouvante d'une enfance symbolique.
www.boysoloist.com /artist.asp?VID=441   (637 words)

 Les Choristes
Les Choristes is a delightful little film about a newly appointed teacher, Clement Mathieu, who arrives at a wretched reform school for orphaned, abandoned, and psychologically troubled boys, run by a masochistic headmaster.
My predictions of Les Choristes were not entirely wrong, yet interestingly off target.
The feel of the movie was a little reminiscent of Truffaut’s Les Quatre Cents Coups (400 Blows), the musicals Oliver!, and Annie, where authority figures were despotic and insensitive to the needs of the students, allowing flagrant injustices to be perpetrated.
www.lyen.net /gpage93.html   (656 words)

 Movie Habit: Review of Les Choristes (2004), *** 1/2
Les Choristes is the kind of movie that could only come from France.
Their dignity restored and their world opened up to new possibilities, they are ultimately given a future that can carry them beyond the school’s gates.
Les Choristes shares the same whimsical storytelling style found in Amelie and the uplifting teacher worship of Dead Poets Society.
www.moviehabit.com /reviews/cho_ju04.shtml   (526 words)

 Head Butler - Music
But now it's Butler's turn to be on the ground floor of something --- and like a teenager who gets his mitts on the exam questions a week before the test, he's all puffed-up about it.
The CD in question is the recently-released soundtrack of a French movie --- not coming to the United States until the end of the year --- called "Les Choristes" ("The Choirboys").
To order "Les Choristes" from Amazon.com, click here.
www.headbutler.com /music/les_choristes.asp   (297 words)

 The Chorus (Les Choristes) by Bruno Coulais | Cinemusic.net Soundtrack Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Chorus (Les Choristes) by Bruno Coulais
A few years ago a friend and I were ambling about town, looking for something to do, and decided on a whim to walk into the local art-house movie theater.
The first theme was actually nominated for the "Best Song" Oscar (in it's opening performance, "Les Choristes"), but I'm honestly surprised that such a low-key melody attracted so much attention.
www.cinemusic.net /reviews/2005/chorus.html   (936 words)

 Avions en papier les choristes (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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avions-en-papier-les-choristes.eurotroc.be.cob-web.org:8888   (336 words)

 YouTube - Les Choristes Caresse sur l'océan (au palais des Congres)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Les Choristes Caresse sur l'océan (au palais des Congres)
Les Choristes Vois sur ton chemin (au palais des Congres)
Les Choristes Live au palais des Congres -Pie Jesu
www.youtube.com /watch?v=rEs1wtsw_IA   (268 words)

 Jean-Baptiste Maunier, Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc and Les Choristes
Jean-Baptiste Maunier, Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc and Les Choristes
The choir was chosen for the film 'Les Choristes' which is a remake of the film La Cage aux Rossignols.
The first is about the film and the second about Jean-baptiste Maunier and Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Marc.
www.treble.info /movies/les_choristes   (306 words)

 MFLE Films - Les Choristes
Many thanks to Alasdair Bauld, PT of modern languages at Dornoch Academy, for contributing this workbook and sample essay to accompany Les Choristes.
Word file: 'Les Choristes' sample essay on the subject of the film (22 KB)
PDF file: 'Les Choristes' sample essay on the subject of the film (15 KB)
www.ltscotland.org.uk /mfle/cinemaandmedia/dvds/leschoristes.asp   (234 words)

 SPLICEDwire | "The Chrous (Les Choristes)" movie review (2004) "The Chrous (Les Choristes)" review, Christophe ...
The Chrous (Les Choristes) movie review, Christophe Barratier, Gerard Jugnot, Francois Berleand, Kad Merad, Jean-Paul Bonnaire, Marie Bunel, Jacques Perrin, Carole Weiss, Maxence Perrin.
Instead of Jean-Luc Godard's great new film "Notre Musique," France submitted Christophe Barratier's silly little "Les Choristes" (renamed "The Chorus" for U.S. consumption).
And I certainly would not miss films like "Les Choristes" and their ilk if they were to disappear forever.
www.splicedonline.com /04reviews/chorus.html   (444 words)

 Young Star News - "Les Choristes" to get Oscar nod?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But their bell-like voices are the soul of a Cinderella story that has swept French cinemas, surprising critics and the director himself.
"The Chorus," or "Les Choristes," could have been just another quaint portrait of postwar France.
Buy "Les Choristes" DVD (available May 3, 2005)
www.youngstarnews.com /news/050121-001-choristes.htm   (984 words)

 DVDFILE.COM: The Chorus (Les Choristes) Review
A film wildly popular in its native France and the country's selection for Best Foreign Film Academy Award, The Chorus (Les Choristes) is one of those movies aimed squarely and specifically at a mass audience.
Like Life is Beautiful, Chocolat, and Cinema Paradiso before it, The Chorus is a notably Miramax foreign film, a movie that showcases a non-English spoken language yet offers all the facets of a full-blown mall-friendly Hollywood picture.
There's nothing entirely wrong with the film - nor is there with Les Choristes - but these are not the kind of movies that should be nominated for Oscars (and winning them, in Cinema Paradiso's case).
www.dvdfile.com /software/review/dvd-video_11/leschoristes.html   (644 words)

 Amazon.com: Les Choristes: Music: Les Choristes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Yet I know that many wonderful films that are a joy to watch have rather weak stories, but excellent musical scores make them memorable and moving.
Judging from this soundtrack, the music of LES CHORISTES has the potential to make the film memorable.
Il en est de mme pour le film "Les Choristes" de Christophe Barratier.
www.amazon.com /Choristes/dp/B0001HYTWM   (1359 words)

 Pathé Distribution : le cinéma en un clic ! Films à l'affiche, à venir, jeux et avant-premières, vidéos ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Par le réalisateur de Total Recall et Basic Instinct.
Laurent Boutonnat nous offre une adaptation à la fois exaltante et moderne du célèbre roman d’Eugène Le Roy.
Les aventures du jeune Jacquou, rebelle envers et contre tout.
www.leschoristes-lefilm.com.cob-web.org:8888   (145 words)

 Les Choristes — Infoplease.com
Through the power of song, Clement will try to transform the students.
Les Choristes (Original French Version - No subtitles)
Les Choristes / The Chorus (2 Pack) DVD and CD - Original Soundtrack (Francois Berleand, Gerard Jugnot, Jean-Baptiste …
www.infoplease.com /movies/48103   (102 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Les Choristes (The Chorus): Music: Original Soundtrack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Le Chateau De Ma Mere [1991] DVD ~ Phillippe Caubere
If you want more of the choir's music, there is a DVD-concert called "Les Choristes en concert" in DD5.1 and dts with karaoke on 3 songs and a view backstage.
Les Choristes - Live [German Import] ~ Les Choristes
www.amazon.co.uk /Choristes-Chorus-Original-Soundtrack/dp/B00070G6TC   (560 words)

 YouTube - Les Choristes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Je l'es vu en cours de musique puis à la télé!
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www.youtube.com /watch?v=aZh-xL-8sT8   (194 words)

 Affiche les choristes (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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