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Music Within (2007)

The true story of Richard Pimentel, a brilliant public speaker with a troubled past, who returns from Vietnam severely hearing -impaired and finds a new purpose in his landmark efforts on the behalf of Americans with disabilities.

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Richard's Dad
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Grandma
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Janssen Van De Yacht ...
Toddler Richard
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Young Richard
Paul Michael ...
Joe
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TyZhaun Lewis ...
Aaron
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Arlene Ancheta ...
Chinese Restaurant Owner
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Bambi
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Sergeant Taylor
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The True Story Of Richard Pimentel, A Brilliant Public Speaker With A Troubled Past, Who Returns From Vietnam Severely Hearing-Impaired And Finds A New Purpose In His Landmark Efforts On The Behalf Of Americans With Disabilities... Written by Steven Sawalich

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Experience a movie that will make you believe anyone can change the world.


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Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug content | See all certifications »

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5 January 2007 (USA)  »

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La voz del interior  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,744, 26 October 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$153,205, 2 December 2007
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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

While in Vietnam, the main character and others are seen wearing the subdued 101st Airborne division patch, which had not yet been designed and was not allowed for wear until nearly 20 years after the film takes place. Interestingly, the correct full-color patch is more readily available today. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Parks: "Most people go to their graves with their music inside them." - What was Mr. Holmes saying? Come on guys, it's not that hard. he's saying that most people die without discovering their own genius, without expressing the uniqueness that makes them special.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Someone to Love
Written by Darby Slick
Performed by Jefferson Airplane
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A Must See
19 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

Funny, Gripping, Heart Breaking... This movie has all the elements of Human Nature, both good and bad, and brings them to the Audience in a poignant way. Rich & Art, through their stubbornness and friendship, show that with enough determination 2 people can make a difference. Anyone who has or knows anyone with a disability should appreciate what these 2 men have done for the fellow human being. It also shows what obstacles people with disabilities face and the stigmatizing affects that go with it. It breaks down some barriers of the prejudices that follow the disability community. The Soundtrack is just awesome especially for those of us that remember those times in the 60's & 70's. Top rate acting from some top rate actors.


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