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Release Date: August 04, 2000Running Time: 91 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $203,849.00
Genre: Drama, Music


Gregory Hines

Polly Draper

Christopher Marquette

Tony Shalhoub

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Miles is a bright twelve-year-old with an extraordinary talent for jazz piano. His musical genius sets him apart from his schoolmates and creates problems with his music teacher, but he also suffers from Tourette Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes uncontrollable tics and grunts. The class bully torments him mercilessly, the school principal wants to pump him with mind-numbing medication, and his own father--a jazz pianist who has left the family--is clearly embarrassed by his son's affliction. For Miles, the only escape is music. With his best friend he finds refuge at the renowned jazz club, The Village Vanguard, where the older musicians easily accept him. One day Laura, Miles' ... Full Summary >>