“Incredible! Loved the music and the love story is great!”” ~ Willie & Korie Robertson, “Duck Dynasty”
“Persuasive acting and stirring music. Powell is excellent.” ~ Justin Chang, VARIETY
Just in Time for National Marriage Week & Valentine’s Day
Available Feb. 10 on DVD & Digital HD
Bonus Features Include Four Featurettes on Bringing the Song of Solomon to Life
CULVER CITY, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2014) – Inspired by the Song of Solomon, the music-driven romantic drama THE SONG debuts on DVD and Digital HD from AFFIRM Films and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on Feb. 10, kicking off National Marriage Week and just in time for Valentine’s Day. This story of redemption stars Anthem Lights front man Alan Powell (Produce: Where Hope Grows) and Ali Faulkner (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1), and Caitlin Nicol-Thomas (“Nashville”), featuring musical performances by Powell and Nicol-Thomas. In THE SONG, the aspiring singer/songwriter (Powell) struggles with fame, while holding onto love, his marriage and meaning in his life. The love story’s soundtrack includes 11 original songs from artists including Ricky Skaggs, NeedtoBreathe, Emmylou Harris and Jill DeZwaan, plus a recut of the timeless classic “Turn! Turn! Turn!” by The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn.
Bonus features for THE SONG include a commentary with writer/director Richard Ramsey and four all-new featurettes, giving fans an inside look at the film’s cast, storyline and characters, as well as an exploration of the film’s messages and metaphors with teaching pastor and author, Kyle Idleman.
- Commentary with writer/director Richard Ramsey
- All-New Featurettes:
o “Meet the Cast” — Discusses the film’s storyline & characters.
o “Scripture to Screen” — Focuses on adapting the biblical story to create a feature film.
o “King Solomon on Screen” & “Awaken Love: A Journey for Couples” – Features teaching pastor & author Kyle Idleman on the film’s messages of love & marriage, as well as its biblical metaphors.
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Aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King is struggling to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his famous father when he reluctantly agrees to a gig at a local vineyard festival. Jed meets the owner’s daughter, Rose, and an instant connection quickly turns to love. Soon after their wedding, Jed writes Rose “The Song,” which becomes a breakout hit. Suddenly thrust into a life of stardom and a world of temptation, his life and marriage begin to fall apart.
Written and directed by Richard Ramsey, THE SONG was produced by Cassandra Pelan and Shane Sooter, with Tony Young and Kyle Idleman serving as executive producers.
THE SONG has a run time of approximately 84 minutes, and is rated PG-13 for thematic elements, including some substance abuse, smoking and nude references.
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