Zu is newly sober when she receives news that she is to become the sole guardian of her half-sister named Music, a young girl on the autism spectrum. The film explores two of Sia's favorite themes: finding your voice and creating family.

Director:

Sia

Writers:

Sia (screenplay by), Dallas Clayton (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maddie Ziegler ... Music
Mary Kay Place ... Millie
Leslie Odom Jr. ... Ebo
Braeden Marcott ... Nassir
Beto Calvillo Beto Calvillo ... Felix
Blair Williamson ... Abel
Hector Elizondo ... George
Eric Davis ... Police Officer
Kate Hudson ... Zu
Sarah Zinsser Sarah Zinsser ... Woman at AA Meeting
Tig Notaro ... Radgicals Host
Lena Dunham ... Administrator on Phone with Zu (voice)
Luoyong Wang ... Felix's Dad
Celeste Den ... Felix's Mom
Ben Schwartz ... Rudy
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Storyline

Zu is newly sober and finding her way in the world when she receives news that she is to become the sole guardian of her half-sister named Music, a young girl on the autism spectrum. The film explores two of Sia's favorite themes -- finding your voice and what it means to create family.

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Genres:

Drama | Musical

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content, drug material, brief violence and strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The screenplay was co-written by Sia and children's book author Dallas Clayton based on a one-page story that she had written in 2007. Sia decided to direct the film after co-directing the music video for "Chandelier" in 2014 in which, in her own words, she felt "a little bit braver" and "pretty good" at directing. See more »

Goofs

In the sequence for "Music", the character Music is shown twirling counter-clockwise. When it cuts back to her twirling, she's spinning the other direction. See more »

Quotes

Zu: Music, we're about to have a pool party!
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Crazy Credits

There's a scene during the last part of the end credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Easy
Written by Sia (as Sia Furler), Labrinth
Performed by Kate Hudson
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As an Autistic Person
15 February 2021 | by aerynxoxSee all my reviews

This movie makes me afraid for the future of autistic representation in media.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

12 February 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Music See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$641,783
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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