The true story of a young teacher who fights against the board of education in her bid to teach underprivileged kids in a Harlem school the beauty of music through the violin. In her struggle she loses everything as the system comes down on her with all their might but her determination for the kids happiness helps her to battle back with wonderfully inspirational results.
Cloris Leachman....Assunta Guaspari
Henry Dinhofer....Lexi at 5
Michael Angarano....Nick at 7
Aidan Quinn....Brian Turner
Teddy Coluca....Taxi Driver
Angela Bassett....Principal Janet Williams
Josh Pais....Dennis Rausch
Barbara Gonzalez....Janet's Secretary
Jade Yorker....DeSean at 11
Victoria Gómez....Lucy at 10 (as Victoria Gomez)
Justin Pierre Edmund....Bongo Kid
Justin 'DJ' Spaulding....Naeem Adisa at 9 (as Justin Spaulding)
Zoe Sternbach-Taubman....Guadalupe at 9
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