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The Song (2014)

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An aspiring singer-songwriter's life and marriage suffer when the song he writes for his wife propels him to stardom.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jed King
... Rose Jordan King
... Shelby Bale
... Shep Jordan
Aaron Benward ... David King
... Bethany King
Jude Ramsey ... Ray King
Gary Jenkins ... Stan
... Eddie
Rachel T. Mitchell ... Kristen
Baxter Clement ... Bill
Jason Bynum ... Steel player
Ryan Thomas ... Electric Guitar Player - Jed's Band
Mayrk Mcneely ... Bass Player - Jed's Band
Verity Vice Jones ... Bass Player - Shelby's Band


Aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King is struggling to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his famous father when he reluctantly agrees to a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival. Jed meets the vineyard owner's daughter, Rose, and a romance quickly blooms. Soon after their wedding, Jed writes Rose "The Song," which becomes a breakout hit. Suddenly thrust into a life of stardom and a world of temptation, his life and marriage begin to fall apart. Written by Richard Ramsey

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Inspired by the Song of Solomon. See more »


Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including some substance abuse, smoking and rude references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 September 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La canción  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$568,596, 28 September 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,009,620, 24 October 2014
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2.35 : 1
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Alan Powell is a member of Anthem Lights. Anthem Lights is a musical group based out of Nashville TN. See more »


Jed King: [Looking at Shelby's tattoos] Seriously, what's the story with these?
Shelby Bale: Just my way of preserving memories, I guess.
Jed King: You should try scrapbooking. It seems more prudent.
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I cannot even begin to describe the disappointment and trauma I faced after viewing this film. As a Christian, I was surprised to find that little to nothing about this movie had to do with the song of Solomon, either the natural relationship the book possesses or the Spiritual paradigms to Christ and the Church. The movie mostly quotes Ecclesiastes and the Proverb about the adulterous woman. If you want a romantic movie that draws your heart closer to your spouse or to Jesus, this is NOT your film.

This movie was about an honorable man who was portrayed in the beginning to be full heartedly pursuing God and avoiding the mistakes his father made. He continues to honor God and his wife as he becomes a big star and then all of a sudden...his marriage gets rocky because his intimacy with his wife dwindles and his new opening singer, Shelby hits on his weak spot, his humanity. He falls with Shelby and begins to live a crazy lifestyle of adultery and drugs. He lies to his wife and ignores his son, then finally comes to his senses and starts to make a turn around ONLY to go back to his old ways and so it seems, to Shelby. The movie ends with two minutes of redemption of him singing a song to his wife and her accepting him back with little question. He quotes Ecclesiastes and declares "life is meaningless" and so everyone should just enjoy their wife before they die and TAKE.

I'm very familiar with the book of Ecclesiastes but I felt hopeless after this movie. I appreciate those trying to make "Christian films" but where was Christ? Redemption? Perfect love? Where was true repentance and restoration? Don't see it. You will only cry buckets of tears with your friends/spouse/loved ones after.

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