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Nola (2003)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 May 2003 (USA)
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An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more ... See full summary »

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An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more than she expected. Written by ann wilson

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She came to the city looking for a dream, what she found was everything.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$8,058 (USA) (29 August 2003)

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$8,058 (USA) (29 August 2003)
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Nola: I don't do men for money. Women either, for that matter.
Margaret Langworthy: Neither do I, honey. At least not anymore.
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Street of Dreams
Performed by Emmy Rossum
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Not what I'd hoped...
7 June 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

I wanted so badly to like this because I love Emmy Rossum, but seeing her prancing around on a bed in her bra and underwear, swinging a sock with a lock in it at a man in his tightly-whities.... it just sort of ruined it for me. The song she sings is beautiful and she looks lovely as ever, but it was just too implausible a storyline and the script was fairly weak, but Ms. Rossum was a delight, even in the midst of such faults from the script and story.

I also am a fan of Mary McDonnell's work from Dances With Wolves, but her smugness her seemed rather 1 dimensional; albeit not a great role to begin with.

I watch movies on Lifetime with some regularity, and this was above-average I'd say, but I can't say I'd watch it again. It's too bad

  • with this cast it could've been much better.



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