• Music Within (2007)

Music Within

Release Date: October 26th, 2007

DVD Release Date: April 8th, 2008

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

After a confrontation with one of his idols dashes his dreams of studying public speaking in college, Richard Pimentel (Ron Livingston) joins the Army and ships off to Vietnam. During his service, Richard loses nearly all of his hearing. Joining a new circle of friends, including a man with cerebral palsy and an alcoholic war veteran, Richard discovers his gift for motivational speaking and becomes an advocate for people with disabilities.

Cast: Ron Livingston, Melissa George, Michael Sheen, Yul Vazquez, Rebecca De Mornay, H├ęctor Elizondo, Marion Ross, Clint Jung

Director: Steven Sawalich

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Articulus Entertainment, Quorum Entertainment

Keywords: Touching, House, Hospital, Doctor, 1980s, Office, Inspiring, 1970s, Rise, Friend, Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Just remember that its hero stands for countless others. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Livingston and director Steven Sawalich keep the character in constant motion, his dialogue sprinkled with humor and his energy contagious. The film also is surrounded by a crew of ferociously individualistic characters. show more

  • 63
    Chicago Tribune

    Starts strong but eventually collapses under its weighty sense of responsibility. show more

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