The Song of Names (2019) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Song of Names

François Girard, 2019

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The Song of Names
Norman Lebrecht, 2002

The Song of Names is a movie directed by François Girard in 2019 and based on the book of the same name by Norman Lebrecht, first published in 2002. The movie features Eddie Izzard, Gerran Howell, Stanley Townsend, Amy Sloan, Marina Hambro, István Fazekas, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

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RATING

6.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Song of Names (François Girard, 2019)

7.2

/ 10

Book Cover: The Song of Names (Norman Lebrecht, 2002)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Song of Names, the 2002 book by Norman Lebrecht.

The Song of Names

Read by: Simon Prebble

Storyline

Dovidl Rappaport is a 9-year-old boy from Poland who lost his parents and siblings in World War II. Dovidl is also a prodigy at the violin. A family called the Simmonds adopt him and he is taken to their home in England. The Simmonds’ son Martin starts bonding with his new adoptive brother as he likes Dovidl playing the violin.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Song of Names, the 2019 movie by François Girard

Year

2019

Minutes

113

Movie Rate

6.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Song of Names

Country: Canada

Year: 2019

Length: 1h53m

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Cover of The Song of Names, the 2002 book by Norman Lebrecht

Year

2002

Pages

311

Book Rate

7.22

S: Goodreads

Book

The Song of Names

Country: UK

First published in: 2002

Length: 311 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of The Song of Names, the 2019 movie by François Girard

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Cover of The Song of Names, the 2002 book by Norman Lebrecht

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