Songcatcher

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Songcatcher

musical woman director

Songcatcher

Release Date: March 01, 2001

Year    :   2001
Slogan    :   «Fall under its spell..»
Genres    :   Drama, Music
Production Companies    :   Rigas Entertainment, ErgoArts
Director    :   Maggie Greenwald
Producers    :   Jonathan Sehring, Caroline Kaplan, Jennifer Roth, Richard Miller, Ellen Parks, Tracy Kilpatrick, Vivian Hasbrouk, Ellen Rigas-Venetis, Wendy Sax, Patrick Allen, Elizabeth Finkelstein, Lisa Vandever
Writers    :   Maggie Greenwald
RunTime    :   109 mins.

After being denied a promotion at the university where she teaches, Doctor Lily Penleric, a brilliant musicologist, impulsively visits her sister, who runs a struggling rural school in Appalachia. There she stumbles upon the discovery of her life - a treasure trove of ancient Scots-Irish ballads, songs that have been handed down from generation to generation, preserved intact by the seclusion of the mountains. With the goal of securing her promotion, Lily ventures into the most isolated areas of the mountains to collect the songs and finds herself increasingly enchanted.




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