Thursday | 21. 4. 2016 | 16:00 | Small Hall Měšťanská beseda

Section: Czech Traces in International Co-productions

127 minutes

English friendly


We are in 1920s Paris. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman, an opera and music lover. She has been singing for her guests for years. However, Marguerite is an awful singer and nobody had the heart to tell her so. Her husband and people close to her let her live in illusion. Everything gets complicated when se decides to sing in front of a real audience, in the Paris Opera. A costume drama about passion based on a lie, made by Xavier Giannoli. The story is loosely based on the life of Florence Foster Jenkins, and American opera singer who got famous for her terrible voice in 1940s.


Námět / Story: Xavier Giannoli

Scénář / Screenplay: Xavier Giannoli, Marcia Roman

Režie / Direction: Xavier Giannoli

Kamera / Cinematography: Glynn Speeckaert,

Hudba / Music: Ronan Maillard

Střih / Editing: Cyril Nakache

Zvuk / Sound: François Musy

Architekt / Production design: Martin Kurel

Kostýmy / Costumes: Pierre-Jean Larroque

Producent / Producer: Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier

Koproducent / Co-producer: Genevieve Lemal, Artemio Benki, Christine De Jekel

Výroba / Production: Fidélité Films

Hrají / Cast: Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Michel Fau, Christa Théret, Denis Mpunga, Sylvain Dieuaide, Aubert Fenoy a další.

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