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Song One (2014)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music | 22 January 2015 (Israel)
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A young woman strikes up a relationship with her ailing brother's favorite musician.
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Credited cast:
Mary Steenburgen ... Karen
Anne Hathaway ... Franny
Johnny Flynn ... James Forester
Lola Kirke ... Rema
Li Jun Li ... James Forester's Journalist
Sarah Steele ... iPod autograph girl
Sharon Van Etten ... Self
Ben Rosenfield ... Henry
Grace Rex ... Bride
Shawn Parsons ... Roadie
Kitty Crystal ... James' Friend (as Crystal Lonneberg)
Al Thompson ... Andy
Gideon Glick ... Everett
Peter Francis James ... Neurosurgeon
Jessamine Kelley Jessamine Kelley ... Tess


Estranged from her family, Franny returns home when an accident leaves her brother comatose. Retracing his life as an aspiring musician, she tracks down his favorite musician, James Forester. Against the backdrop of Brooklyn's music scene, Franny and James develop an unexpected relationship and face the realities of their lives. Written by Anonymous

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A Moment Can Change Everything


Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a scene of sexuality, and brief language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?


Scott Avett of The Avett Brothers auditioned for the role of James Forester. Avett told Rolling Stone that for his audition, he read an emotional scene with Anne Hathaway: "It's an emotional scene, and Anne starts welling up in tears. I was like, 'Oh my God. How is she doing that?' It was obvious to me that I was out of my league." See more »


Franny: You know when you have a feeling that you don't want to fade away, but you don't really know how to keep it?
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Grand Bazaar
Written by Emir Isilay
Performed by Emir Isilay
Courtesy of One Over Three Music and Michael J. Mallen Songs
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User Reviews

Thoroughly enjoyed this movie.
21 October 2015 | by sadiemvrSee all my reviews

I will keep this short and sweet, like the film. Im sad this movie has such low review, this movie wasn't exactly as I expected it to be but after watching it I realized it was exactly what it should be and that's what makes this movie special. This is a movie I will remember and gladly watch a second time. If you aren't sure about this film, I think it is worth a watch if not for any other reason than to kill time. It just might surprise you and leave you with the warm feeling it left with me. Although the reason why I gave it only nine stars is because the movie ended with a little more mystery than i would have liked, I like a film to ease me into the fact that such a beautiful story is ending. At the same time I'm torn, I like an ending that makes me wonder and keeps me on my toes as well.

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Release Date:

22 January 2015 (Israel) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,200, 25 January 2015

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital


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