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Moonlight Serenade (2009)

Video  -  Drama | Musical | Romance  -  8 December 2009 (USA)
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A piano player discovers that the lovely girl at the coat-check of a jazz club has the voice of an angel, and persuades her to form a musical act with him.

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A piano player discovers that the lovely girl at the coat-check of a jazz club has the voice of an angel, and persuades her to form a musical act with him.

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She'll Sing Her Way Into Your Heart

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Rated PG-13 for brief sexuality and some thematic material | See all certifications »
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The film was actually completed in 2005 (per the "Closing Credits" on the DVD release), yet it did not receive a release until 2009 on DVD in the US. See more »

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Referenced in Teen Wolf: The Tell (2011) See more »

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In the Wee Small Hours
Written by David Mann and Bob Hilliard
Performed by Amy Adams
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Well worth skipping unless you are dying to hear Amy Adams sing.
27 May 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Despite this film having a release date of 2009 (well after Amy Adams had become a star), it was actually made a few years earlier--and this shows. It's a relatively low-budget indie film--one that is a bit rough and difficult to love.

It all begins with a VERY broody guy. It's obvious the guy has been hurt--and there's no subtlety at all here. He barely talks and shows no emotion and he's the ultimate tortured soul. Unfortunately, he doesn't really seem to have any personality--and the writer and director didn't give the guy anything with which to work. As for Adams, she comes off a bit better but other than being nice and having a lovely singing voice, there just isn't much to her either. Add to that occasionally odd camera-work (it almost gave me motion sickness) and strange music (when the leading man plays his piano in his apartment, a strong bass backup occurs and when Adams sings in this apartment, it sounds like she's on a sound stage--complete with an orchestra and echo!). I wanted to like this one but just felt bored. If you want to hear Adams sing, it's worth seeing--otherwise, it's just not all that engaging.


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