A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her ... See full summary »
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.
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 the very opening sequence, Roberts picks up a picture with her right hand, and holds the picture in the middle of the edge. In the next cut, her fingers have move from the top corner to the middle. Then when she goes to tear it, she moves her right hand first, but in the next cut, her left hand is at the top of the photo. See more »
[after finding out her violin program has just been cut]
There's got to be some way we can fight this!
Fight it for what? I don't have any extra programs I can give them instead.
Ohhh, I see! After 10 years, after 1400 kids have learned the violin, "this is just an extra program!"
You know I don't feel that way! And you know *damn* well I've been standing by you all these years! You think I haven't noticed what you've done for these kids?
Well, then *do* something!
I have been on that phone for ...
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Music of My Heart
Performed by Gloria Estefan and *NSYNC
Written by Diane Warren
Produced by David Foster for Chartmaker, Inc.
Courtesy of The Time Warner Music Group
Mixed by Mick Guzauski (as Mike Guzauski)
Gloria Estefan appears courtesy of Epic Records
*NSYNC appears courtesy of BMG Entertainment / Trans Continental Records
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Inspiring, Heart-warming Film Thanks To Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep was made for the part of Roberta Guaspari, a woman who is convinced she can teach ghetto chidren to play the violin, one of the most difficult of all instruments to learn. Against all odds, she perseveres to convince the parents of the valuable lessons that can be learned through music. If you liked Mr. Holland's Opus, chances are that you will love Music of the Heart. Meryl Streep makes this movie work although she gets some acting help from Aidan Quinn, Angela Bassett and Cloris Leachman. Even though it is a little overly dramatic at times, it still touches you with its message and its spirit.
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