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Moonlight Serenade (2009)

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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Nate Holden
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Vince (as Scott G. Anderson)
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Beretsky
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Mover
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Holtzman's Assistant
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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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Lover Man
Written by James Edward Davis, Jimmy Sherman and Roger Ramirez
Performed by Harriet Sansom Harris
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Small miracle of a movie
17 December 2009 | by (New York City, NY) – See all my reviews

With all the violence, sex and murder films plus the giant screen spectacles, it is refreshing to find this small miracle of a film. I guess I must be the only one to like this, reading the other critics. I found this by accident and am glad I did. I became involved with the characters and their lives. Okay, they seemed small according to turmoils in today's films, but how nice to see a happy ending. And to hear pleasant music without the rock sounds. A very sophisticated movie with fine acting by all. Superb directing from Giancarlo Tallarico who also wrote the book of which Jonathan Abrahams brilliantly turned into a screenplay.

Amy Adams was perfectly cast as the pretty young girl in search of a singing career. Scott G. Anderson was the perfect match for her as a young financial adviser with his own torments. Togehter they brought genuine emotions to the screen. Adams said more with her eyes than any words could express and Anderson's breakdown scene at his mother's piano was honest and heartbreaking. Bravo to each of them. JB Blanc brought the tension as the boss of the finance company and Harriet Sansom Harris was thoroughly delightful in the role of Anderson's assistant who brought some fine acting moments as well as a fine singing voice to the fold.

This was an excellent film and I commend the producers, director and writers as well as all the cast for treating us to this delightful little valentine of a movie. Thank you.


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