Unfinished Song
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
UNFINISHED SONG is the funny and uplifting story of Arthur (Terence Stamp), a curmudgeon old soul perfectly content with sticking to his dull daily routine until his beloved wife (Vanessa Redgrave) introduces him to a spirited local singing group led by the youthful and charming Elizabeth (Gemma Arterton). This unexpected friendship and his discovery of music revitalizes Arthur's passion for new adventures and shows us all life should be celebrated at any age. (c) Weinstein
Trailer

Available Online

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The crescendo of two resonant careers makes the false notes of "Unfinished Song" forgivable."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Unfinished Song is full of predictably poignant moments; you'd be lucky to survive the film dry-eyed."
‑ Connie Ogle, Miami Herald
"Stamp and Redgrave elevate adequate material into something special every time they share the screen. Be forewarned that the musical number that closes the film is guaranteed to have you reaching for the Kleenex."
‑ M. Faust, ArtVoice
"It's a sweet and well-cast film, but it's also unevenly paced and never quite rises above mediocrity."
‑ Mike Scott, Times-Picayune
"Unfinished Song is easy to swallow and entirely void of awkward lumps. It even nourishes the soul at some base level thanks to the superlative performances from the highly laurelled cast."
‑ Katherine Monk, Canada.com
"Shamelessly sentimental, cute to a fault, but the acting is first-rate."
‑ John Anderson, Newsday
"[A] modest, tear-jerking charmer ... Just don't expect too much more than what shows on its paint-by-numbers surface."
‑ Bruce Ingram, Chicago Sun-Times
"The simple fact is that Unfinished Song works on nearly every level -- thanks in large part to the presence of Terence Stamp and the always remarkable Vanessa Redgrave."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Cheap laughs and forced sentimentality taint Redgrave and Stamp"
‑ Robert Denerstein, Movie Habit
"It boasts two beautiful performances from Terence Stamp and Vanessa Redgrave."
‑ Cathy Jakicic, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"The gentle story of a marriage, and of how music can help make a broken heart whole again."
‑ Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
"Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp and those voices - their solos contain this picture like carved book-ends, vintage and lovely and still so profoundly of use."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"Redgrave, like her character, is a dynamic presence when she's there and sorely missed when she's gone."
‑ Sean Means, Salt Lake Tribune
"Inspiring & genuinely moving. Terence Stamp gives an all-time best, Oscar-worthy performance."
‑ Fr. Chris Carpenter, Movie Dearest
"Such predictable ingredients get stale all too quickly."
‑ Susan Wloszczyna, RogerEbert.com
More reviews for Unfinished Song on Rotten Tomatoes