1921: not far from Paris, a party is being held at the famous Marguerite Dumont’s mansion. Nobody knows much about the mysterious Marguerite except that she has devoted her whole life to her passion: music. As she takes centre stage, she sings enthusiastically but terribly out of tune.
When a provocative young journalist decides to write a rave article on her latest performance, Marguerite starts to believe even further in her talent. This gives her the courage she needs to follow her dream – to perform in front of a crowd of complete strangers.
Featuring a powerhouse performance from Catherine Frot, Marguerite is a touching and light-hearted feast for the ears. A runaway success in its native France, and featuring music from Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi, Marguerite will live in your heart long after the credits roll.
Dir. Xavier Giannoli, France/Czech Republic/Belgium, 2015, 129 mins, Subtitles
Cast: Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Michel Fau