Keswick Film Festival

Saturday 9th February 3:00 PM - Alhambra

The Singer
(Quand j'étais chanteur)

Director: Xavier Giannoli Country: France
Cert: 12A Year: 2006 Length: 112 minsLanguage: French
FebFilm 2008
The Singer

Audience Reaction

Score: 66.54% Attendance: 111


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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?


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

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