Music of the Heart
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|Synopsis:||Based on the true story of violin teacher Roberta Guaspari, who was also the subject of the 1996 documentary, "Small Wonders." A divorced Guaspari (Streep) leaves suburbia with her two young sons and a dream to teach music to children, using the 50 violins she had purchased. Roberta finds herself working with a group of Harlem students on what will become the landmark East Harlem Violin Program. Despite numerous obstacles, their determination eventually leads to a performance at Carnegie Hall. Streep gives her usual professionally winning performance in this sentimental heart-tugger.|
|Directed by:||Wes Craven|
|Producer(s):||Marianne Maddalena, Susan Kaplan, Alan Miller, Walter Scheuer, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Sandy Gallin, Miramax Films.|
|Cast:||Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Aidan Quinn, Gloria Estefan, Cloris Leachman, Kieran Culkin, Charlie Hofheimer, Jay O. Sanders, Josh Pais|