A girl from a small town heads to the big city of Los Angeles to spend the summer at a performing arts high school.

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This film is about a teenage girl who is very upset about her brother's death in a car crash. Terri has a love of singing and making up her own songs. Her brother (before his death) secretly submits a DVD of her singing to a musical summer camp down in L.A. Her father doesn't want her to go, but secretly her mom lets her go and everything goes fine, except she has stage fright. She gets through her stage fright with the help of her new friend Jay. At the end of the contest everyone at the musical school have to perform something. And if they win, they win a scholarship along with it. Her dad finds out, comes down to L.A. and threatens to take her home! Will he let her stay? and will she win the contest? Viewers are on the edges of their seats to find out what happens... Written by Emily Moore

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Don't hold back. Don't give up. See more »

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Family | Music | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic elements and language | See all certifications »

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8 October 2004 (USA)  »

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Untitled Christian Music Project  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,022,693 (USA) (8 October 2004)

Gross:

$10,411,980 (USA) (19 November 2004)
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Sculptor Bruce Gray was hired to give a welding lesson and insight into the life of a sculptor to Rebecca De Mornay who plays a sculptor in the movie. He taught her how to weld and plasma cut at his studio in Los Angeles. See more »

Goofs

When Terri, Jay, Kiwi, and Sloane sing "The Way you do the Things You Do", Terri sings alone at first. She stops to pull her friends in, but when we hear her resume singing, her mouth is closed for an entire line of the song. See more »

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Mr. Holcomb: Have a very pleasant Summer everyone. Miss Fletcher, rehearsal tomorrow at four.
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References American Splendor (2003) See more »

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Because of You
Written by John Coda and John DeFaria
Performed by Salome
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I bought this movie hoping it was cheesy just because it was on special offer... it turned out OK...
23 August 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film did shock me in some respect. I expected it to be extremely cheesy (more so than what it was!) The music in it fitted so well. and the acting was actually at times believable (apart from the guy who played Hilary duff's dad in the film) He just wasn't right for any of the hospital scenes.

One thing that did disappoint me was the way after the crash the film used fade in/outs to get the point across that the brother had died, there was a funeral and that the friends didn't know how to act around her now. The film should of explored that a bit more rather than comment &fade out.

Overall i thought it was good. I've actually watched it more than once, but its mainly for the reason of the music and the type of instruments.


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