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Eight year-old Amy witnesses her rock star father get electrocuted on-stage and his subsequent death. The trauma causes her to go psychologically deaf and mute. Four years later, she discovers that she can sing, but not talk, and is brought by her mother to the city to unravel her mysterious malady.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[Tass] accents the easy bathos of David Parker's script."
‑ Chuck Wilson, L.A. Weekly
"Ultimately undone by a less-than-credible, often cloying screenplay marked by underdeveloped characters and contrived situations."
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
"All over the map, not able to make up its mind whether it wants to be slapstick or a heart-wrenching drama."
‑ Paula Nechak, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"A moving and wise story."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"This well-meaning film is really just another one-hanky slum fairy tale -- this time with an Aussie accent."
‑ Misha Berson, Seattle Times
"A crowd-charming contemporary fable with more than a touch of Dickens in its go-for-broke heart."
‑ Jan Stuart, Newsday
"An earnest attempt to fob off a sentimental and rather silly melodrama as a gritty piece of urban realism."
‑ Steve Simels, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Nothing to sing about."
‑ , E! Online
"Nowhere near as good as Tass and Parker's best film, the delightful Malcolm."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"Provides satisfactions that must be balanced against its flaws."
‑ Lawrence Van Gelder, New York Times
"Effectively combines the genres of musical, drama and comedy in a delightfully, family-friendly film."
‑ Harvey S. Karten, Compuserve
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