Song for Marion (2012) Movie

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Ratings / Votes
6.4/ 10 (177 Votes)

MPAA Ratings

Production Company
Air-Edel Associates [gb] - (Music Supervision)
Coolmore Productions [gb]
Egoli Tossell Film [de]
Film House Germany [de]
Steel Mill Pictures [gb]

Production Designer

All Producers

All Directors


Release Date
(Canada) - 15 September 2012
(UK) - 19 October 2012
(Ireland) - 8 February 2013
(UK) - 22 February 2013
(Germany) - 14 March 2013

Running Time

Open your heart. Find your voice.

bus-ride, cancer-patient, character-name-in-title, choir, cigarette-smoking, father-son-relationship, grandfather-granddaughter-relationship, grumpy-old-man, heavy-metal-music, husband-wife-relationship, loss-of-friend, loss-of-loved-one, loss-of-mother, loss-of-wife, music-competition, pop-concert, reference-to-motorhead, singing, singing-in-a-car, singing-on-bus, terminal-illness,

Technical Support
CAM:Arricam LT
OFM:35 mm - (Kodak Vision3 250D 5207, Vision3 200T 5213, Vision3 500T 5219)

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Full Cast

  1. Billingham, Alan as [Stand-In for Mr Stamp]
  2. Craig, Simon (VI) as [Theatre Flyman]
  3. Crookes, Grant as [Theatre Goer]
  4. Eccleston, Christopher as [James]
  5. Fenwick, James (II) as [Theatre Audience]
  6. Ferrol, Stuart as (uncredited) [Extra]
  7. Holder, Ram John as [Charlie]
  8. Kilgour, Richard (II) as [Theatre Audience]
  9. Lloyd, Andrew (X) as [Theatre Goer]
  10. Marchbanks, Stephen as [Spectator in park/theatre]
  11. Peter, Quinn as (uncredited) [Background artist]
  12. Quinnell, Stephen as [Spectator Park/Theatre]
  13. Ruscoe, Alan as [Choir Judge]
  14. Shelley, Brian (II) as [Choir Organiser] <10>
  15. Stamp, Terence as [Arthur]
  16. Thomas, Bill (III) as [Bill]
  17. Zahra, Joseph as [Spectator in park]
  18. Arterton, Gemma as [Elizabeth]
  19. Baird, Judith as [OAP'Z choir]
  20. Belush, Ratisha as [Spectator]
  21. Caisley, Lauren as [Theatre Audience]
  22. Cooper, Sally-anne as [Oapz[choir]]
  23. Coverdale, Helen as [Spectator]
  24. Davis-Fletcher, Abigail as [Theatre Spectator]
  25. Devani, Taru as [Sujatha]
  26. Hill, Orla as [Jennifer] <7>
  27. Kulthap, Chonradee as (uncredited) [Patient Visitor]
  28. Place, Cathryn as [Theatre Audience]
  29. Rainford, Calita as [Doctor]
  30. Redgrave, Vanessa as [Marion]
  31. Reid, Anne (I) as [Brenda]
  32. Wiseman, Susan as (uncredited) [Theatre Patron]


  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Music
  4. Romance

Full Plot

"Song for Marion", a London-set comedic drama, is about shy, grumpy pensioner Arthur who is reluctantly inspired by his beloved wife Marion to join a highly unconventional local choir. At odds with his son James, it is left to charismatic choir director Elizabeth to try and persuade Arthur that he can learn to embrace life. Arthur must confront the undercurrents of his own grumbling persona as he embarks on a hilarious, life-affirming journey of musical self discovery. Anonymous Plot not found

Total Business

SD: 18 July 2011 -

Movie Certificate

PG (Ireland)
PG-13 (USA)

Music Composers

  1. Rossi, Laura (I)


  1. Catalán, Carlos (II)

Dress Designers

  1. Thompson, Jo (I)


Ascot Elite Entertainment Group [ch] - (2013) (Germany) (all media)
Cinéart [nl] - (2013) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
E1 Entertainment [gb] - (2012) (UK) (all media)
Front Row Filmed Entertainment [ae] - (2013) (United Arab Emirates) (all media) (Middle East)
Weinstein Company, The [us] - (2012) (USA) (theatrical)

Film Editors

  1. Farrell, Dan (VI) (as Daniel Farrell)


  1. Bell, Charlotte (III) (production assistant)
  2. Cardy, Ileana (production assistant)
  3. Chick, Isabel (production accountant: Prescience)
  4. Craig, Simon (VI) (flyman)
  5. Edwards, Andrew (XVII) (runner)
  6. Erden, Anders (head of business affairs: Aegis Film Fund Limited)
  7. Foulkes, Joshua (rushes runner)
  8. Gordon, Sophie (stand in for vanessa redgrave)
  9. Hall, Julia (I) (senior designer: titles)
  10. Hall, Nardia (unit manager)
  11. Hannah, Green (floor runner)
  12. Karg, Anja (team assistant)
  13. Kelly, Sean (XXII) (executive producer on behalf of Northstar Ventures)
  14. Knights, Jimmy (location assistant trainee)
  15. Knights, Jimmy (location assistant)
  16. Lansley, Camilla Fox (location assistant: second unit)
  17. Lehmann, Frank (IV) (production executive)
  18. Mackay, Al (location manager) (as Alastair Mackay)
  19. Marr, Lucy (assistant accountant)
  20. Mead, Angela (production accountant)
  21. Moore, Debbie (I) (production accountant)
  22. Noble, John (X) (stand in for mr ecclestone)
  23. Pank, George (legal and business affairs manager: for Steel Mill Pictures)
  24. Rais, Yasmin (script supervisor)
  25. Shearer, Wayne (I) (assistant accountant)
  26. Shearer, Wayne (I) (trainee assistant accountant)
  27. Timmons, Mark (cast security)
  28. Wilson, Ben (XX) (floor runner)
  29. Wilson, Mercades (trainee production assistant)
  30. Wilson, Mercedes (trainee assistant accountant)

Other Titles

  1. Song für Marion (2013) (ENG)
    (Germany) (imdb display title)

  2. The Choir (2008) (ENG)
    (UK) (working title)

  3. Unfinished Song (2012) (ENG)
    (USA) (imdb display title)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK - (interior and exterior)
  2. Community centre by St Francis Church, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK - (interior and exterior)
  3. Devon Crescent, County Durham, England, UK - (interior scenes in garage)
  4. Newcastle United Football Club, St. James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, England, UK - (interior)
  5. Tyne Journal Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK - (interior)