PG | | Drama, Music
Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.
The only time in his career that Wes Craven directed an actor to an Oscar nomination.
I was the only one in the coffee shop not speaking Spanish. Boys, lunch!
Assunta Guaspari: Oh! Gunshots!
Roberta Guaspari: That's a truck backfire, Mom.
In one of the classroom scenes early in the movie, Streep is shown wearing boots; when the camera comes back to her later in the same scene, she's wearing shoes instead.
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$3,653,281 (USA) (31 October 1999)