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“The Concert” By Romanian-Born Radu Mihaileanu Wins A César For Best Musical Score

“The Concert” by Romanian-born French film director and screenwriter Radu Mihaileanu was awarded a César for best sound and best musical score, in a ceremony that took place Saturday at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris.

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“The Concert” By Romanian-Born Radu Mihaileanu Wins A César For Best Musical Score

The film's winning musical score was composed by Armand Amar."The Concert" received six nominations at the César Awards,including one for best film.

Radu Mihaileanu was also nominated for the French film awards in1999 for the screenplay of "Train of Life", and in 2006 theRomanian-born director won a César for best original screenplay for"Live and Become".

The César Awards are the French equivalent of the Oscars.

The dramatic comedy "The Concert", which had its Romanianpremiere on November 20, 2009, revolves around Andrei Filipov,conductor of the Bolshoi Theater orchestra and the greatestconductor in the Soviet Union, fired at the peak of his careerbecause he refused to part ways with his Jewish musicians. Thirtyyears later, Filipov is still working at the Bolshoi Theater, butas a janitor, when, one night, while cleaning the office of thedirector, he steals a fax reading that the Russian orchestra wasinvited to play in Paris, at the famous Pleyel hall. Thus, he callshis former colleagues and they decide to pass as the members of theBolshoi Orchestra.

 

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