THE SONG OF NAMES Starring Tim Roth, Catherine McCormack and Clive Owen
THE SONG OF NAMES Starring Tim Roth, Catherine McCormack and Clive Owen

François Girard music themed THE SONG OF NAMES will kick off the 2019 Calgary International Film Festival on Wednesday September 18th, 2019 at 7:30 PM at the Jack Singer Concert Hall.

François Girard has crafted another musical epic spanning decades, continents and featuring great performances by Tim Roth and Clive Owen.

In the build-up to Britain’s entry into World War II, Dovidl, a young Jewish violin prodigy from Warsaw, is brought to London by his father and is taken in by the family of Martin, a pianist in training roughly the same age. Years later, on the night he is to make his public debut, Dovidl disappears, leading Martin on a decades-long search for his friend.

Like his previous works, THE RED VIOLIN and THIRTY-TWO SHORT FILMS ABOUT GLENN GOULD, music is at the heart of Girard’s latest, and with a score by the legendary Howard Shore, the music is in THE SONG OF NAMES is remarkable.It lays the emotional foundation for an epic about the pursuit of beauty and the fragility at the heart of every friendship.

THE SONG OF NAMES Trailer

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