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The Song of Names (2019)

PG-13 | | Drama | 25 December 2019 (USA)
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Releases December 25, 2019
Tim Roth and Clive Owen star in an emotional detective story spread over two continents and a half century. Beneath the film's stunning and pulsing musical revelations burn the horror of a war and the lost souls extinguished from history.

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François Girard

Writers:

Norman Lebrecht (based on the novel by), Jeffrey Caine (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jonah Hauer-King ... Dovidl 17-23
Clive Owen ... Dovidl
Tim Roth ... Martin
Catherine McCormack ... Helen
Eddie Izzard ... Radio Presenter
Saul Rubinek ... Feinman
Richard Bremmer ... Billy
Gerran Howell ... Martin 17-21
Amy Sloan ... Enid
Julian Wadham ... Arbuthnot Bailey
Stanley Townsend ... Gilbert
Max Macmillan ... Peter Stemp
Matt Devere ... Milkman
Magdalena Cielecka ... Anna
Luke Doyle ... Dovidl 9-13
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Tim Roth and Clive Owen star in an emotional detective story spread over two continents and a half century. Beneath the film's stunning and pulsing musical revelations burn the horror of a war and the lost souls extinguished from history.

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Drama

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language, brief sexual material, thematic elements, and smoking | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | Hungary

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 2019 (USA) See more »

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The Song of Names See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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$2,881
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Understated beauty
14 September 2019 | by clairedoylemtSee all my reviews

An exquisitely unfolding story that approaches the horror of the Holocaust from a different perspective - that of the many refugees who suspected but were left in the agony of uncertainty. The restrained Britishness of the era is beautifully depicted and - just like some of the most effective and emotive music - times its climax to perfection.


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