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Song to Song (2017)

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Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas.

Director:

Terrence Malick

Writer:

Terrence Malick
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Gosling ... BV
Rooney Mara ... Faye
Michael Fassbender ... Cook
Natalie Portman ... Rhonda
Cate Blanchett ... Amanda
Holly Hunter ... Miranda
Bérénice Marlohe ... Zoey (as Berenice Marlohe)
Val Kilmer ... Duane
Lykke Li ... Lykke
Olivia Grace Applegate ... Emma (as Olivia Applegate)
Dana Falconberry Dana Falconberry ... Faye's Sister
Linda Emond ... BV's Mother Judy
Louanne Stephens ... Mrs. Gansmer
Christin Sawyer Davis ... Angry Woman
Tom Sturridge ... BV's Brother
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Two intersecting love triangles. Obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas.

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Taglines:

Love. Obsession. Betrayal.

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexuality, nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Weightless See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$53,945, 19 March 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$443,684, 1 June 2017
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Color | Black and White (archive footage)

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2.35 : 1
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Terrence Malick wanted Song to Song to convey how life feels like a series of moments which is why there are so many songs & locations used in the film. See more »

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Cook: The world wants to be deceived.
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Features Ménilmontant (1926) See more »

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Never Le Nkemsie 2
Written and Performed by Die Antwoord
Courtesy of Zef Records
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Emperor Malick is Wearing No Clothes. Or Plot. Or Characters.
24 March 2017 | by bazeSee all my reviews

The first movie I have walked out of in as long as I can remember is still on the screen at Austin's Arbor Theater but I am sipping a beer and wondering if I will ever pay to see a Terence Malick film again. As utterly bored as I have been in a theater since Tree of Life (which SHONE in comparison), I gave up waiting for something to happen to wrap this turkey up or make me care. News Flash: it had not appeared on screen at 2 hours in.

I want those 2 hours back.

Malick's latest "Song To Song"? Beautifully-lensed images of characters I know little about and care even less about looking mostly beautiful and doing stuff I don't care about or understand. Any Calvin Klein "Obsession" advert from the 80s had more substance, a more compelling story line and infinitely more ability to hold my interest. This was like a cinematic Austin Architectural Digest showcase of homes, but less interesting. Oh. It was about "struggling musicians"? Malick's definition of "struggling" is as far from reality as Gigli is from good.

The Patti Smith cameo and song snippets in a soundtrack (seemingly created by 20 or 30 misguided people who did not know each other and apparently had not seen the film) were my sole high points. They were enough to make me go all the way to 2 stars, but minus one because I looked at my watch about 8 times waiting for it to end. It may STILL be running and I am halfway through a beer down the road.

Can we chip in to buy Malick a screenwriter, and an editor? Emperor Malick is buck naked folks. Maybe a Kickstarter campaign? SKIP IT.


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