Keswick Film Club - The Singer

The Singer (Quand j'étais chanteur)

Director: Xavier Giannoli Country: France
Cert: 12A Year: 2006 Length: 112 mins Language: French
The Singer

Audience Reaction

Score: 66.54% Attendance: 111

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Synopsis

Gérard Depardieu is on his best form for years as Alain, the ageing singer with a strong local following and a contented marriage. Then he spies the much younger Marion (Cécile de France) and a mutual infatuation begins. She's an estate agent and the houses she shows him become metaphors for their possible futures. But are his true feelings as sentimental as his songs?

Critics

open_quote A gentle, autumnal film, with nice performances from Depardieu and De France close_quote Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian



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