- The moment during the choir's performance when Mathieu turns to Morhange, who had previously been slouching against a pillar, apparently still in trouble for dropping ink on Mathieu's head. Mathieu gestures to him, and Morhange gets his solo.Mathieu: In [his] eyes, I read many things. Pride, the joy of being forgiven, but most of all- and this was new for him- a kind of gratitude.
- The paper planes scene.
- This exchange:Violette: You haven't got any children?Mathieu: No. Well, I have 60.
- The look on Pépinot's face when the bus stops and Mathieu opens the door for him. The last two sentences of the movie:Pépinot was right. Mathieu was fired on a Saturday.
Heartwarming / Les Choristes