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The Song of the Lark (2001)

At the end of the 19th century, a country girl wants to go to the big city to become a master pianist. However, her instructor discovers that her true talent lies in singing. But is that what she really wants?

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Thea Kronborg
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Wunsch
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Fred Ottenburg
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Ray Kennedy
Linda Carlson ...
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Andor Harsanyi
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Mrs. Nathanmeyer
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Madison Bowers
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Dr. Howard Archie
Brooks Almy ...
Belle Archie
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Anna Kronborg
Travis Kisgen ...
Thor Kronborg
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Charley Kronborg
Rod Loomis ...
Reverend Kronborg
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At the end of the 19th century, a country girl wants to go to the big city to become a master pianist. However, her instructor discovers that her true talent lies in singing. But is that what she really wants?

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The giving of a life to Art
8 May 2001 | by (Statesboro, Georgia) – See all my reviews

Since I like Willa Cather's writings very much, I was very pleased with this treatment of a portion of the novel. Of course I felt I already knew the main characters: Thea Kronberg, Dr. Archie, Spanish Johnny, etc. The film captured the story of Thea, a Swedish farm girl living in Colorado, who aspires to be a concert pianist but finds her talent really lies in singing. It is said that Willa Cather saw this story as a parallel to her own attempts to achieve success, and how this process finally robbed her of a coventionally normal life. If you like this film, you will love the book.


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