A hapless and desperate music producer hires a talented housewife to lip sync the songs of an attractive but talentless starlet to further his and her music career, and tries to keep up the charade when their album becomes a success.

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Maggie Stanley
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Roger Deacon
Stewart Bick ...
Lowell Levitt
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Sidney Golden
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Buddo
Richard Chevolleau ...
Skeesix
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Sunni
Ryan Dennis ...
Josh
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Stan (as Jonathan Whitaker)
Isabella Fink ...
Sadie
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Rita
Ryan Stever ...
Kyle
Garath Strachan ...
Jimmy
Alexander Zanetti ...
Antonio
Sharmaine Ryan ...
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In the age of music videos, the success and marketing of the next sexy superstar has little to do with actual singing talent. Such is the case with Sunni, a young want-to-be superstar with an attitude, who's about to record her first album. Robert Deacon is a one-time high-flying producer, whose popularity has gone downhill, who thinks he can make it big again with this sex kitten. Despite Sunni's backing by a record company mogul, there's little Deacon can do to turn her tin ear into gold. While drowning his sorrows at a karaoke bar, he discovers Maggie Stanley, a young housewife who's more at home in the kitchen than behind a microphone. Maggie has an amazing voice and Deacon convinces her to lend her voice to what she believes is a demo tape. Maggie's voice is dubbed over Sunni's entire album. When the debut album rockets up the charts, not even the star singer is aware that her hit songs are the work of a suburban housewife. With the public clamoring for a live performance, the ... Written by Starlight Film Group

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What you see isn't necessarily what you hear.

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The songs that Maggie Stanley (Gail O'Grady) sings in the movie are actually sung by Karen LeBlanc. So the movie is actually double out of sync. See more »

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Amazing Movie
8 February 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie about 3-4 years ago and i really liked it the best part was when i saw that Ryan Dennis from the Canadian band Serial Joe was in it along with Ryan Stever that was really cool to me they are very good in the movie the awesome thing is in 2001 i saw Serial Joe in concert and got to meet Ryan Dennis even got my picture taken with him which is one of my treasured possessions,for the most part of the movie it was not bad didn't like what they had done to the character Maggie that wasn't right getting her to record songs then telling her no they are not going to use her for an album of her own then they go behind her back and use her voice on Sunni's CD that was just plain wrong.All in all the movie was really good and i enjoyed it very much.


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