The true story of a young teacher who fights against the board of education in her bid to teach underprivileged kids in a Harlem school the beauty of music through the violin. In her struggle she loses everything as the system comes down on her with all their might but her determination for the kids happiness helps her to battle back with wonderfully inspirational results. Written by
In one of the classroom scenes early in the movie, Streep is shown wearing boots; when the camera comes back to her later in the same scene, she's wearing shoes instead. See more »
Nick at 17:
[after looking at many letters answering a fake singles add they secretly put in the paper for their mom]
Come on, Mom, obviously a lot of guys are interested in dating you.
No, a lot of guys are interested in dating *you*! And Lexi!... What did you say about me, anyways?
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