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The Song of Names – 7PM
February 6 @ 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 – 4pm, 7pm
Thursday, February 6, 2020 – 4pm, 7pm
Location: Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie
Directed by: François Girard
Principal Cast: Tim Roth, Clive Owen, Catherine McCormack, Saul Rubinek
Drama, PG for violence and coarse language, 113 min. (Canada/Hungary)
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“[François] Girard proves once again that he’s a master of music. By weaving both original compositions and classic works flawlessly into the film, The Song of Names becomes a solemn reflection on war and a lost brotherhood.” – Sara Clements, Flick Feast
Tim Roth and Clive Owen star in François Girard’s latest sweeping historical drama, about a man searching for his childhood best friend — a Polish violin prodigy orphaned in the Holocaust — who vanished decades before on the night of his first public performance.
With The Song of Names, acclaimed filmmaker François Girard returns to the classical music milieu of his seminal The Red Violin. And like that film, The Song of Names sets personal, professional, and family tragedies against sweeping historical events.
Nominee, Best Canadian Feature Film, Toronto International Film Festival, 2019
Nominee, Outstanding Original Score for an Independent Film, Society of Composers and Lyricists Awards, 2020