The Sonata

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The Sonata is a 2018 mystery thriller film, directed by Andrew Desmond, from a screenplay by Desmond and Arthur Morin. It stars Freya Tingley, Simon Abkarian, James Faulkner, Rutger Hauer, Matt Barber and James Kermack.[2][3] It was released in the United States on January 10, 2020, by Screen Media Films. It grossed $146,595 at the box office and received mixed reviews from critics.[4][5]

The Sonata
The Sonata (2018) Film Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAndrew Desmond
Produced by
  • Aija Berzina
  • Matthew Bradley
  • Ron Bradley
  • Jonathan Feuer
  • Patrick Fischer
  • Laurent Fumeron
  • Alise Gelze
  • David Gilbery
  • Daniel Goroshko
  • James Kermack
  • Julien Loeffler
  • Rodolphe Sanzé
  • Sergey Selyanov
  • Fabrice Smadja
  • Sharunya Varriele
Written by
  • Andrew Desmond
  • Arthur Morin
Starring
Music byAlexis Maingaud
CinematographyJanis Eglitis
Edited byJ.P. Ferré
Distributed byScreen Media Films
Release date
  • November 15, 2018 (2018-11-15) (Russia)
  • January 10, 2020 (2020-01-10) (United States)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
France
Russia
Latvia
United Kingdom
LanguageEnglish, French
Box office$146,959[1]

CastEdit

  • Freya Tingley as Rose Fisher
  • Simon Abkarian as Charles Vernais
  • James Faulkner as Sir Victor Ferdinand
  • Rutger Hauer as Richard Marlowe
  • Matt Barber as James
  • Catherine Schaub-Abkarain as Thérèse
  • Christopher Brand as The Notary
  • James Kermack as The Sound Engineer
  • Myster Jo as Tobacco Shop Owner
  • Laine Ligere Stengrévica as Meredith
  • Aurélija Pronina as Ghost Child #1
  • Andrejs Zikovs as Ghost Child #2
  • Maija Cipste as Ghost Child #3
  • Artüra Ghoss as Ghost Child #4
  • Jurijs Krüze as Taxi Driver
  • Janis Libietis as Customer 1
  • Atis Afréds Brasmanis as Customer 2
  • Olga Svecova as Bar Waitress
  • Aleksandrs Mihailovs as Barman
  • Alina Vasijeva as Rose Violin Double

ReleaseEdit

The Sonata was released in Russia by Screen Media Films on November 15, 2018 and in the United States on January 10, 2020.

ReceptionEdit

On Metacritic , the film has a weighted average score of 41 out of 100, based on 8 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[6] On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 48% based on 21 reviews, with an average rating of 5.43/10.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Sonata". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 5 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Shoot, cast set for Euro supernatural-thriller 'The Sonata' (exclusive)". Screendaily. Retrieved 1 February 2020.
  3. ^ "'The Sonata' Is a Baffling, Lurid Satanic Ghost Story". Observer. 2020-01-10. Retrieved 2020-02-29.
  4. ^ Catsoulis, Jeannette (2020-01-09). "'The Sonata' Review: A Little Fright Music". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-02-29.
  5. ^ "Horror Film 'The Sonata' Is Tuneless And Off-Key". NPR.org. Retrieved 2020-02-29.
  6. ^ "The Sonata". Metacritic. Retrieved 1 February 2020.
  7. ^ "THE SONATA". rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 2020-03-30.

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