With Song of Names, acclaimed filmmaker François Girard has fashioned an emotionally devastating tale of family, friendship, and ambition, constructed like a detective story. Featuring Tim Roth and Clive Owen, it tells the story of a man searching for his childhood best friend—a Polish violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust—who vanished decades ago on the night of his first public performance. Played the Toronto Film Festival.
Directed by Francois Girard; Written by Jeffrey Caine; 2019; Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics; Drama; Canada; Cast: Tim Roth, Eddie Izzard, Clive Owen, Catherine McCormack. Runtime: 113 min.
Norman Lebrecht (based on the novel by), Jeffrey Caine (screenplay)
Tim Roth, Clive Owen, Catherine McCormack, Eddie Izzard
Canada, UK, Germany, Hungary