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Unfinished Song (2012)
"Song for Marion" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  22 February 2013 (UK)
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Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.

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Barry Martin ...
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Ram John Holder ...
Charlie
Denise Rubens ...
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Arthur Nightingale ...
Terry
Jumayn Hunter ...
Steven
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Jennifer
Bill Thomas ...
Bill
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"Song for Marion", a London-set comedic drama, is about shy, grumpy pensioner Arthur who is reluctantly inspired by his beloved wife Marion to join a highly unconventional local choir. At odds with his son James, it is left to charismatic choir director Elizabeth to try and persuade Arthur that he can learn to embrace life. Arthur must confront the undercurrents of his own grumbling persona as he embarks on a hilarious, life-affirming journey of musical self discovery. Written by Anonymous

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Open your heart. Find your voice. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual references and rude gestures | See all certifications »

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Unfinished Song  »

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$25,728 (USA) (21 June 2013)

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$1,697,294 (USA) (27 September 2013)
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From the end credits: In at least two instances, the word "assistant" is misspelled a-s-s-i-t-a-n-t. See more »

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Arthur Harris: You know how I feel about enjoying things.
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The Most Beautiful Girl
Written by Rory Bourke, Billy Sherrill, and Norris Wilson © 1973
Performed by Charlie Rich
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Inc
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29 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The plot is simple enough about love and loss and old folks finding joy in music, but it is so much more. This is a film for anyone who has ever loved, lost, or been less than perfect. In other words, it is a film for everyone. All the reviewers have mentioned the stellar performances by the lead actors and that is definitely true. This film does deserve awards for acting and directing. Vanessa is brilliant and Terence Stamp has come full circle from his "give us a song, Billy" days and has shown his magic has not diminished. I saw the film a few hours ago and I am still crying. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. I almost missed it because it is in very limited release. This is crazy. There is so much fantasy and stupidity in films today, but an honest and important film like this just slips through the cracks.


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