La Tourneuse De Pages

La Tourneuse De Pages


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Years after her once-promising career as a professional pianist is tragically sidelined, a young musician still haunted by the past receives a second chance at making things right in director Denis Dercourt's elegant tale of shattered dreams and delicate mutual dependence. Upon performing for the examination board in order to gain entrance into the prestigious musical Conservatory, young pianist Mélanie (Julie Richalet) finds her concentration shattered when the chairwoman of the jury - herself a famous concert pianist - carelessly signs an autograph for a fan. Her endless hours of rigorous training suddenly rendered useless by the pass of a pen, Mélanie remains unable to regain her composure after the incident and subsequently gives up music altogether after failing to pass the test. Years later, Mélanie is a file clerk at a well-renowned law firm whose skills soon catch the eye of senior partner M. Fouchécourt (Pascal Greggory). Impressed by her solid work ethic and unwavering dependability, Fouchécourt hires Mélanie as a live-in nanny whose duty it will be to watch over his son during an extended business trip. Upon arriving at Fouchécourt's lavish countryside mansion, Mélanie makes the acquaintance of Mme. Fouchécourt (Catherine Frot) - the very same pianist whose thoughtless action sent Mélanie's life into an irreversible downward spiral. It seems that now the tables have turned, and Mme. Fouchécourt herself has lost the confidence to perform. Her frazzled nerves somehow calmed by the presence of the quiet new helper, Mme. Fouchécourt implores Mélanie to sit in on her recitals and become her personal page turner as she attempts to overcome her debilitating fear of failure.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/10/2007
UPC: 0842498020326
Original Release: 2006
Rating: NR
Source: Tartan Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:21:00
Sales rank: 63,617

Special Features

The making of The Page Turner; Original theatrical trailer; English & Spanish subtitles

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Catherine Frot Ariane Fouchécourt
Déborah François Melanie
Pascal Greggory Mr. Fouchécourt
Clotilde Mollet Actor
Xavier De Guillebon Actor
Christine Citti Actor
Jacques Bonnaffé Actor
Antoine Martynciow Actor
Julie Richalet Actor
Martine Chevallier Actor
André Marcon Actor
Deyan Pavlov Conductor

Technical Credits
Denis Dercourt Director,Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Guillaume Castagne Special Effects
Véronique Delmestre Makeup
Jacques Dercourt Screenwriter
Tom Dercourt Executive Producer
François Gedigier Editor
Benoit Hillebrant Sound/Sound Designer
Olivier Dô Húu Sound/Sound Designer
Jacques Lemonnier Score Composer
Chantal Léothier Makeup
Olivier Mauvezin Sound/Sound Designer
Tirésias Mercier Makeup Special Effects
Brigitte Moidon Casting
Annabelle Petit Makeup Special Effects
Jerome Peyrebrune Cinematographer
Antoine Platteau Art Director,Costumes/Costume Designer
Rafaele Ravinet-Virbel Asst. Director
Michel Saint-Jean Producer
Jacques Sotty Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Page Turner
1. All in a Day's Work [5:32]
2. The Audition [4:55]
3. The New Intern [6:51]
4. The Stage is Set [6:24]
5. This Turn is Very Hard [4:54]
6. On Trial [4:01]
7. It's Our Secret [3:25]
8. Another Autograph [7:48]
9. Jealous [5:12]
10. Behind Closed Doors [8:01]
11. Everything Is Fine [8:40]
12. What Are Friends For [7:38]
13. The Encore [4:36]
14. End Credits [3:05]

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La Tourneuse De Pages 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
theWord More than 1 year ago
Really good French movie. A true psychological thriller. Well done without the gratuitous sex & violence that propels so many other modern movies