• Orchestra Seats (2007)

Orchestra Seats

Release Date: February 16th, 2007

PG-13 |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Jessica (Cécile De France), a young woman from the French provinces, arrives in Paris and takes a job as a waitress at a bistro located amid a theater, concert hall and auction house. From this vantage point, she observes the lives of her famous and not-so-famous clientele, including a classical pianist (Albert Dupontel), an art collector (Claude Brasseur) and an actress (Valérie Lemercier).

Cast: Cécile De France, Valérie Lemercier, Albert Dupontel, Claude Brasseur, Dani , Christopher Thompson, Laura Morante, Sydney Pollack

Director: Danièle Thompson

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Studio Canal, TF1 Films Productions, Thelma Film AG

Keywords: Family, Hospital, Marriage, Friendship, Love, Emotional, Moving, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Rarely has Paris seemed more enchanting than in Danièle Thompson's optimistic ode to Gallic romance. show more

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It's formula stuff, to be sure, but full of feeling for the sweep of the past as well as for the unsettled, yearning present.

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Bookending the film is the relationship between Jessica and the grandmother who raised her. This role is delightfully played by Suzanne Flon, who recently died at age 87. The film is dedicated to the veteran actress. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com