Music of the Heart1999

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Music of the Heart
Directed by:
Wes Craven

"Music of the Heart" (also known as "Musica del cuore, La") is a Biography/Drama/Musical film directed by Wes Craven, released on October 29 of 1999 in the USA . Meryl Streep is starring, alongside Angela Bassett, Aidan Quinn, Cloris Leachman, Gloria Estefan and Jane Leeves.

She gave them a gift they could never imagine. They gave the system a fight it would never forget.

Who is the director of "Music of the Heart":

Music of the Heart was directed by Wes Craven, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before Music of the Heart, Wes Craven had directed Scream 2, released in 1997, Scream (1996), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995), New Nightmare (1994), The People Under the Stairs (1991), and Shocker (1989). Since, he directed Scream 3, released in 2000, Cursed (2005), Paris, je t'aime (2006), Shocker (2009), My Soul to Take (2010), and Scream 4 (2011).

When was "Music of the Heart" released:

Music of the Heart was initially released on Friday, October 29, 1999, in the United States. Also released on this day were Being John Malkovich (dir. Spike Jonze) and Liar's Poker (dir. Jeff Santo). This was twenty (20) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 21, 2000 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, September 16, 1999 in Canada; Wednesday, March 29, 2000 in France; Thursday, June 08, 2000 in Germany; Monday, September 06, 1999 in Italy; Friday, December 17, 1999 in Spain; Thursday, May 11, 2000 in Australia and on Saturday, September 09, 2000 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Music of the Heart":

At the casting of Music of the Heart we find Meryl Streep, previously seen in One True Thing (1998) and Dancing at Lughnasa (1998); Angela Bassett (How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Contact (1997)); Aidan Quinn (In Dreams (1999), Practical Magic (1998)) [ more... ]

  • Kieran Culkin and Jay O. Sanders also appeared together in Abby Singer, released in 2003.
  • Jay O. Sanders and Michael Angarano also worked together in For Richer or Poorer, released in 1997.
  • Cloris Leachman and Jay O. Sanders also worked together in My Boyfriend's Back, released in 1993.

What is the Storyline of "Music of the Heart":

Inspired by the true story of the Opus 118 Harlem School of Music and 'Small Wonders', a 1996 documentary about the school, the film opens with violinist Roberta having been deserted by her US Navy husband and feeling devastated, almost suicidal. Encouraged by her mother, she attempts to rebuild her life and a friend from student days recommends her to the head teacher of a school in the tough New York area of East Harlem. Despite a degree in music education, she has little experience in actual music [...]

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