Two years after Joshua Bell posed as an incognito busker in Washington DC's Metro, violinist Renaud Capuçon took to the Paris Metro to try the same trick. The film, made by Simon Lelouch, shows the interest, or lack thereof, demonstrated by the busy travellers as Capuçon performs Gluck's Melodie from Orfeo ed Euridice.

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