Les Choristes



In 1949, Clement Mathieu, an unemployed music teacher, is hired as supervisor in a boarding school for troubled children. The particularly repressive Rachin, the school's director, has trouble keeping these difficult pupils in line. By introducing them to the magic of singing, Mathieu changes their lives forever...

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Christophe Barratier

Written by: Philippe Lopes-Curval, Christophe Barratier

Produced by: Arthur Cohn, Jacques Perrin, Nicolas Mauvernay

Cinematography: Dominique Gentil, Carlo Varini

Editing: Yves Deschamps

Original Score: Christophe Barratier, Bruno Coulais

Main Cast: Gérard Jugnot (Clément Mathieu), François Berleand (Rachin), Jean-Baptiste Maunier (Joung Morhange), Kad Merad (Chabert)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Composer 2004
  • European Film 2004
  • European Actor 2004
  • Feature Film Selection 2004