CRITICISM – Bruno Chiche’s film orchestrates the rivalry between a father and his son, both eminent musicians. With Pierre Arditi and Yvan Attal without a false note.
It’s the kind of dramatic comedy from which you emerge beating the beat. With elegance and expertise, filmmaker Bruno Chiche(Barnie and his little annoyances, I haven’t forgotten anything, One inside the other) orchestrated the rivalry between a father and his son. They are both musicians.
The father, Alexandre Dumar (Pierre Arditi, all in nuances, of an unprecedented sobriety), was a brilliant conductor who led his family and his life with the baton. His big dream? May La Scala in Milan offer him the post he has been coveting for forty years. In the meantime, he attends in front of his television the award ceremony of his son Denis (played by Yvan Attal with conviction and naturalness), who once again receives a Victory for Classical Music and who dedicates this award to his father, absent from the room. The two men haven’t spoken to each other for a long time… Obviously, fate and a formidable misunderstanding will take care of bringing the virtuosos together.
Two generations will then confront each other. Of them…