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The Singer (Quand j'étais chanteur)

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Original title
Quand j'étais chanteur
Running time
108 min.
France France
Xavier Giannoli
Alexandre Desplat
Yorick Le Saux
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Rectangle Productions / EuropaCorp
Romance. Drama. Musical | Romantic Drama
Synopsis / Plot
Alain (Gérard Depardieu), a famous local personality, is a dance-hall singer, who lives only for his passion, performing for business shows and launches. Marion (Cécile De France) is 27 years old and has just arrived in the area, working as an estate agent. Mother of a 4-year-old child, whom she had very young with a man she didn't even love. The young woman has no idea where life is taking her until she meets Alain. He, on the other hand, pretends that he's looking for a house just to spend time with her.
2006: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
2006: César Awards: Best Sound. 7 Nominations
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