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August Rush

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Abbot Genser

August Rush

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
112 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/21/07
performer:
Freddie Highmore, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Robin Williams
director:
Kirsten Sheridan
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
74064, 66686
genre:
Drama

We gave it a D+

A tryst between a concert cellist (Keri Russell) and a rocker (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) begets music-prodigy August, who’s raised in an orphanage and eventually tries to find his parents. Kirsten Sheridan, who’s the daughter of Jim Sheridan (My Left Foot), and who co-wrote In America, had her actors practice playing their instruments. ”I would see Freddie [Highmore], and I was like, ”I don’t even want to hear you complain!” Russell says. ”I could fake guitar any day of the week. You try faking the cello!”

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