PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Music
A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
The real Nathaniel Ayers was invited to view the filming of the scenes at Disney Hall in Los Angeles, but opted on the day to set up his cello and music across the street and continue playing, saying "I really got something going here. I think I'm ... ...
Buen dia, muchachos.
Steve Lopez: "Points West" by Steve Lopez. A construction worker in Griffith Park heard the
Steve Lopez: Hey!
Steve Lopez: He saw a cyclist cartwheel off his bike and slam face-first into the unforgiving asphalt of Riverside Drive.
Juilliard is spelled incorrectly as Julliard on his cello case.
At the end of the credits, the music concludes with the sound of a cassette tape grinding to a stop, referencing Lopez's omnipresent recorder.
$9,716,458 (USA) (24 April 2009)
$31,670,931 (USA) (3 July 2009)
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