Two LDS Missionaries help an old Irishman rediscover lost happiness through the power of music.




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Credited cast:
Michael Bierman ...
Elder Salley
Paul Hardiman ...
Young Trumpeter
The Trumpeter
Young Wife
Michael McGroarty ...
Elder Brown
Woman Next Door


Two LDS Missionaries help an old Irishman rediscover lost happiness through the power of music.

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Some Songs Last Forever


Short | Drama





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15 June 2004 (USA)  »

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$5,000 (estimated)

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The best of "Mormon Cinema"
7 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

From a production values view, this is by far the best of the "Mormon Cinema". The acting, writing, camera work and even the soundtrack are all first rate.

The story, superbly acted by an ensemble cast, is familiar. Essentially, a new missionary makes a connection with an elderly gentleman in a way a more cynical veteran missionary fails—through music. After the expected problems, the two missionaries learn and benefit from the spirit and enthusiasm and the elderly man has a new found hope. The story works because the experience is universal enough that people can relate—we learn from each other.

The humor was all genuine and very sympathetic, but nonetheless satisfying and effective. There was very little of the slapstick, low humor that is usually relied on in this kind of effort. Also, the movie conveys a sense of the actors' faith and mission, without ever being heavy-handed or "preachy." The director, David Waldram, lets you see what they do and why they do it.

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