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Josse De Pauw,
Eva van der Gucht,
Werner De Smedt
An aspiring singer, Denise Waverly/Edna Buxton, sacrifices her own singing career to write hit songs that launch the careers of other singers. The film follows her life from her first break, through the pain of rejection from the recording industry and a bad marriage, to her final triumph. Written by
John Deming <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Combines Freshness and Nostalgia for the Early Pop Days of Rock 'n' Roll
What fun at "Grace of My Heart" to pick out the cinema a clef references!
Evoking early rock 'n' roll as nicely as one of my favorite rock movie "American Hot Wax" with wonderful cameos by Chris Isaak, Shawn Colvin, the Williams Brothers, J Mascis all playing others recognizably. The audience came out all discussing who was whom and the accuracy of depictions despite the fictive disclaimer.
And this must be the first movie where the writer/director thanks her child care providers and lists them! It will be worth getting this movie on video just to slow down the credits.
(originally written 11/14/1996)
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