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The Singer is a french film of genre Drama directed by Xavier Giannoli released in USA on 13 september 2006 with Gérard Depardieu

The Singer (2006)

The Singer
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Released in USA 13 september 2006
Length 1h52
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Comedy-drama,    Musical theatre,    Musical,    Romance
Rating63% 3.1956853.1956853.1956853.1956853.195685

When I Was a Singer (French: Quand j'étais chanteur) is a 2006 French musical romantic drama film starring Gérard Depardieu and Cécile de France. It was written and directed by Xavier Giannoli.


Alain Moreau sings for one of the few remaining dance-bands in Clermont-Ferrand. Though something of an idol amongst his female audience he has a melancholic awareness of the slow disappearance of that audience and of his advancing years. He is completely knocked off balance when he meets strikingly attractive and much younger businesswoman Marion. She seems distant and apparently otherwise involved but soon shows quiet signs of reciprocating his interest. A brief dalliance turns into something much more complicated and he starts to employ - indeed monopolise - her services as an estate agent by announcing he suddenly must move house.


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