The Chorus is a 2004 French drama film directed by Christophe Barratier. Co-written by Barratier and , it is an adaptation of the 1945 film A Cage of Nightingales (La Cage aux rossignols). The story is inspired by the origin of the boys' choir The Little Singers of Paris. The original French title translates as "The Choristers" or "The Choirboys", not "The Chorus".
In 2003, Pierre Morhange (Jean-Baptiste Maunier), a French conductor performing in the United States, is informed before a concert that his mother has died. After the performance he returns to his home in France for her funeral. An old friend named Pépinot (Didier Flamand) arrives at his door with a diary which belonged to their teacher, Clément Mathieu. They proceed to read it together.
|author||Christophe Barratier Georges Chaperot Noël-Noël Philippe Lopes-Curval René Wheeler|
|award||European Film Award for Best Composer|
|keywords||arson boarding school booby trap break bully bus stop capture conduct conductor discover kill lock up lyon music conservatory nazi occupation old friend paper aeroplane paper plane read run sets fire to the school sing single mother steal stolen money voice types wait world war young boy|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film European Film Award for Best Actor European Film Award for Best Composer European Film Award for Best Film|
|producer||Arthur Cohn Jacques Perrin Nicolas Mauvernay|
|productionCompany||Canal+ France 2 Cinéma|
|theme||musical musical drama|