Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 21
  2. Negative: 1 out of 21
  1. Reviewed by: Allan Ulrich
    25
    You may have surmised that Americans have held the copyright on turning out awful movies about serious musicians (especially musicians with physical or mental afflictions), but along comes the high-gloss weepie.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. PatC.
    Jan 5, 2007
    7
    A lot of gaps interspersed with other scenes that drag. The story was OK but did not have the comprehensive feel that the importance of A lot of gaps interspersed with other scenes that drag. The story was OK but did not have the comprehensive feel that the importance of character's efforts implied. But a good movie for what Emily Watson did with her role. She steals the show. Full Review »