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The Song of Names


Song of Names (2019) is a Canadian film and an adaptation of the eponymous novel by Norman Lebrect.

The film stars Tim Roth and Clive Owen as childhood friends whose lives are changed by WWII.

Clive Owen plays Dovidl Rapoport who, as a 9-year-old, is taken to England and adopted by the Simmonds family.

Martin Simmonds (Tim Roth) bonds with Dovidl who is a violin prodigy.

Dovidl mysteriously disappears when he is 21 and scheduled to appear at his first concert in London.

Martin at 56 learns about a violinist who plays in a way like Dovidl. He sets off, first to Poland and then to New York to find his brother.

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