The Page Turner

La Tourneuse de pages

Dir. Denis Dercourt

France 2006 | Colour | 82 mins | Cert 15 | Drama

Cast: Catherine Frot, Déborah François, Pascal Greggory

A small-town butcher's daughter, Mélanie, aged about ten, has a special gift for the piano yet fails the Conservatory entrance exam after being distracted by the thoughtless behaviour of the chair-woman of the jury Ariane Fouchécourt, a well known concert pianist. Bitterly disappointed, Mélanie gives up the piano. Yet, some ten years later Madame Fouchécourt meets the girl again and warms to her when the young woman becomes her page turner...

Available on: DVD

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