Song for Marion Poster

Release Date: June 21st, 2013

PG-13|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
An aging British curmudgeon (Terence Stamp) joins a community choir to cheer his cancer-stricken wife (Vanessa Redgrave).

Cast: Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston, Orla Hill, Anne Reid, Taru Devani, Calita Rainford

Director: Paul Williams

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Stamp's award-caliber performance as a closed-off man on the brink of turning into stone is a miracle of subtlety and feeling. This is acting of the highest order. Redgrave partners him superbly, bringing warmth and nurturing humor to a role she refuses to play for easy tears. show more

  • There’s not too much sentiment, but not too little, either. Just enough to make you feel misty-eyed in a way that doesn’t necessarily indicate incipient glaucoma. show more

  • 40

    Slowly but surely, Unfinished Song devolves into its premise's worst-case scenario: a generic portrait of suffering, resilience, grief and reconciliation that, even in its postscript dedication — "To Family" — can't reach beyond safe, all-encompassing but ultimately unsatisfying sentiments. show more

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