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The Song of Names (2019)

PG-13 | | Drama | 25 December 2019 (USA)
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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.

Director:

François Girard

Writers:

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

Credited cast:
Clive Owen ... Dovidl
Tim Roth ... Martin
Jonah Hauer-King ... Dovidl 17-23
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
Kamil Lemieszewski Kamil Lemieszewski ... Hebrew Rabi / Polish Doctor (voice)
Magdalena Cielecka ... Anna
Matt Devere ... Milkman
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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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Shown at the 2019 AFI Festival: Stunning and compelling
18 November 2019 | by janneau-04553See all my reviews

"The Song of Names" is a film with Clive Owen and Tim Roth elegantly directed by Francois Girard. It tells the story of two young boys who develop a friendship over a shared love of music. Young Polish violin prodigy Dovidl Rapoport comes to live with the family of Martin Simmonds in the days preceding the German bombings of London, England during WWII.

The story continues showing different periods of Dovidl and Martin's lives from adolescence to mature adulthood. With the excellent acting, screenplay by Jeffrey Caine and Girard's conscientious direction, the film is a gift to the viewing public!


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