She gave them a gift they could never imagine. They gave the system a fight it would never forget.
Two-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep (One True Thing) stars with Angela Bassett (How Stella Got Her Groove Back) in a heartwarming, acclaimed true story of how one woman's musical gift affected those who least expected it!
A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference, Roberta Guaspari (Streep) overcame the skeptisicm of everyone who didn't think she should be teaching violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood. But even after a decade of ever-growing popularity and countless success stories, Roberta and her kids must rise to meet an even greater challenge: budget cuts aimed at shutting down her valuable program for good!
Also starring Aidan Quinn (Practical Magic) and Grammy winner Gloria Estefan in a stellar cast, this extraordinary story will inspire anyone who's ever thought their dreams were too far out of reach!