Mr. Holland's OpusDVD - 1999
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects.
Uniform Title: Mr. Holland's opus (Motion picture)
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Hollywood Pictures Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, ©1999
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Credits: Director of photography, Oliver Wood ; editor, Trudy Ship ; music, Michael Kamen.
Performers: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis, W.H. Macy, Alicia Witt, Terrence Howard, Jean Louisa Kelly.
Audience: Rated PG
Language Note: In English or French with optional English captions for the hearing impaired; closed-captioned
Call Number: DVD M
From Library Staff
A musician takes a teaching job to get himself off the wedding reception circuit and help support his wife and deaf son. He finds his true calling-mentoring and inspiring young minds.
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