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Music and Lyrics

5.3
13,161
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Original title
Music and Lyrics
Year
Running time
96 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Marc Lawrence
Music
Adam Schlesinger
Cinematography
Xavier Perez Grobet
Cast
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Producer
Warner Bros. Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment / Village Roadshow Pictures / Flower Hills
Genre
Romance. Comedy | Romantic Comedy. Music
Official Site
http://www.musicandlyrics.com
Synopsis / Plot
Alex Fletcher (Hugh Grant) is a washed-up 80s pop star who’s been reduced to working the nostalgia circuit at county fairs and amusement parks. The charismatic and talented musician gets a chance at a comeback when reigning diva Cora Corman invites him to write and record a duet with her, but there’s a problem – Alex hasn’t written a song in years, he’s never written lyrics, and he has to come up with a hit in a matter of days. Enter Sophie Fisher (Drew Barrymore), Alex’s beguilingly quirky plant lady, whose flair for words strikes a chord with the struggling songwriter. On the rebound from a bad relationship, Sophie is reluctant to collaborate with anyone, especially commitment-phobe Alex. As their chemistry heats up at the piano and under it, Alex and Sophie will have to face their fears – and the music – if they want to find the love and success they both deserve. The film co-stars Brad Garrett as Alex’s steadfast manager, and Kristen Johnston as Sophie’s sister, Rhonda. Newcomer Haley Bennett plays young, pop-princess Cora Corman.
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