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Release Date: June 15th, 2001

DVD Release Date: October 23rd, 2001

PG-13|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
A film about a woman whose drive to pursue the things she believes in leads her on an unexpected path to self-discovery. It is 1907, and musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric (Janet McTeer) has just been denied a promotion in the male-dominated world of her university. Frustrated and determined to get academic recognition, she heads to Appalachia with a recording device and writing materials.

Cast: Janet McTeer, Aidan Quinn, Pat Carroll, Jane Adams, Gregory Russell Cook, Iris DeMent, Stephanie Roth Haberle, David Patrick Kelly

Director: Maggie Greenwald

Genres: Drama

Production Co: ErgoArts, Independent Film Project, Rigas Entertainment

Distributors: Songcather Films LLC, Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Engaging, School, Forbidden love, Small town, Emotional, Transformation, Sister

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