Music of the Heart

Music of the Heart (1999)

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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1999-10-29
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 95 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: Craven-Maddalena Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.

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  • Meryl Streep

    as Roberta Guaspari
  • Angela Bassett

    as Principal Janet Williams
  • Cloris Leachman

    as Assunta Guaspari
  • Aidan Quinn

    as Brian Turner
  • Michael Angarano

    as Nick at 7
  • Henry Dinhofer

    as Lexi at 5
  • Kieran Culkin

    as Lexi at 15
  • Charlie Hofheimer

    as Nick at 17
  • Josh Pais

    as Dennis Rausch
  • Jay O. Sanders

    as Dan Paxton
  • Gloria Estefan

    as Isabel Vasquez
  • Jane Leeves

    as Dorothea von Haeften
  • Isaac Stern

    as Himself
  • Joshua Bell

    as Himself
  • Itzhak Perlman

    as Himself
  • Myra Lucretia Taylor

    as Beverly Wilson
Directing Wes Craven Director
Writing Pamela Gray Screenplay
Production Susan Kaplan Producer
Production Marianne Maddalena Producer
Production Allan Miller Producer
Production Walter Scheuer Producer
Sound Mason Daring Music
Camera Peter Deming Director of Photography
Editing Gregg Featherman Editor
Editing Patrick Lussier Editor
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Art Bruce Alan Miller Production Design
Art Beth Kuhn Art Direction
Art George DeTitta Jr. Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Susan Lyall Costume Design
Crew Peggy Mulloy Unit Publicist
Directing Sheila Waldron Script Supervisor
Production Daniel K. Arredondo Associate Producer
Production Stuart M. Besser Co-Producer
Production Sandy Gallin Co-Producer
Production Nicholas Mastandrea Associate Producer
Production Meryl Poster Co-Producer
Production Amy Slotnick Executive Producer
Production Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Production Bob Weinstein Executive Producer