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... See full summary »
Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. There's the struggling singer who dreams of making it to the big time, a frustrated salesman who ends up on an unexpected road trip, the dysfunctional family performers which includes a con-artist and his long lost daughter, and an escaped convict with the voice of an angel. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come together for a blow-out sing-off. Written by
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This film is for all them people who can sing who are too shy to get up on that karaoke. Its just great, this movie follows 6 very different characters who are desperately trying to find something meaningful in their life. Paul Giamatti works his typically excellent midlife crisis routine once more to bring some raw emotion to this well acted and superbly sung movie.
Through this karaoke medium these six persons lives intertwine to essentially meet at the microphone for a cash prize.The film is very character based rather than plot,and why not when you can get great performances out your actors.I was expecting the singing performances to be OK,but they were so much more,they sizzled and wowed.
My advice,rent this movie and get on that karaoke "YEAH"
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