Grace of My Heart
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Illeana Douglas delivers a superb performance as Denise Waverly, a fictional singer and songwriter whose life bears more than a passing resemblance to that of real-life pop star Carole King. Edna Buxton, the daughter of a Philadelphia steel tycoon, aspires to a career as a singer, and when against her mother's bidding she sings a sultry version of "Hey There (You With the Stars in Your Eyes)" (instead of Mom's choice, "You'll Never Walk Alone") at a talent contest, she wins a recording contact and moves to New York City. She cuts a record and gains a new stage… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 76%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The lead, Ileana Douglas, is good, but the musical film suffers from repetitive structure and lack of sufficiently interesting ideas."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Pean to creativity and a celebration of one woman's indomitable creativity."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"An intelligent, engaging comedy-drama that will have audiences tapping their toes and running off to buy the soundtrack."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"Illeana Douglas grabs onto her first starring role with passion and conviction."
‑ Frank Wilkins, ReelTalk Movie Reviews
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