Song of Names, The


Film Info
Reception:Montana's BBQ & Bar, 1300 Marcus Drive
Programme:Gala Film Presentations
Release Year/Année de sortie:2019
Run Time/Durée:113 Minutes
Original Language/Langue originale:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director/Réalisateur:François Girard
Starring/Mettant en vedette:Tim Roth
Clive Owen
Catherine McCormack
Jonah Hauer-King
Gerran Howell
Distributed By/Distribué par:Elevation Pictures
Sponsored By/Comandité par:CTV


Nine-year-old Martin Simmonds first meets young Polish violin prodigy Dovidl Rapoport in 1939, when Martin’s family take Dovidl into the safety of their bohemian North London home. Dovidl and Martin become closer than brothers, though their friendship is laced with envy, compounded by the interest Martin’s music impresario father Mortimer takes in Dovidl, who becomes Mortimer’s young protégé. Under Mortimer’s supervision, Dovidl is given the best possible training so that when the time comes for Dovidl’s highly anticipated debut, the press have been whipped into a frenzy. What happens next changes Martin’s life forever… Based on the critically acclaimed novel by Norman Lebrecht, winner of the 2002 Whitbread Best First Novel Award, The Song of Names is a deeply moving story about betrayal, friendship, faith and the end of an era.