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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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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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Emmy Rossum's first R rated movie. See more »

Quotes

Nola: [sings] Don't break my heart/Don't walk away/Don't leave me lonely/ running in place/Waited so long/to be here right now/Sometimes things work out/don't ask me how/Don't break my heart.
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Street of Dreams
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A little too much like Coyote Ugly at first, then got really good!

Don't get me wrong, I liked Coyote Ugly, but this one was much better! The story was better, even the actors were better. Also, Emmy Rossum sang her own songs! She even has 2 tracks on the soundtrack. Plus, the screening that I went to was the Arizona premiere, so writer/director Alan Hruska and story consultant/assistant producer Patina Cole were there to do a Q&A after the screening. That was great because it gave more insight into the story and how the movie was made. In conclusion, this is definitely a movie that I would want to see again and again!!


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