The Choristers

The Choristers

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.