By Greg Sandow
Updated May 16, 1997 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Paradise Road

type
  • Movie
genre

1943: Women held in a Japanese prison camp form a choir and sing classical masterworks in Paradise Road. The music seems miraculous. 1997: A movie gets made about that triumph, and a soundtrack is released. The elementary arrangements, it turns out, of familiar chestnuts sound utterly bland. Context is everything. C

Paradise Road

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 122 minutes
director
  • Bruce Beresford

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