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April DeGideo, the daughter of a former factory worker, now pub owner in Amber Pennsylvania ; and Harry Altman, an endearingly wired jokester who talks like a musical robot and picks out the National Anthem on the electric guitar, from Glen Rock, New Jersey.
Obviously the filmmakers have an impressively multicultural mix of kids. Although the point is not stressed, it looks like there are two single-parent households as well as several newly-minted American families.
Several immigrant families perform the rite of praising the land of opportunity and equality; Angela gets a parade, TV coverage, even cheerleaders, after winning her regional bee; a mother says this competition is the one place where her kid is welcomed, appreciated, just one of the crowd.
Again, though a couple of the kids put in an unbelievable amount of work and training to prepare for the national bee, none of the parents seems obnoxiously pushy, just wonderfully supportive, and several are loveably kooky.
The pleasant and unintrusive music by Daniel Hulsizer consists largely of a xylophone and harmonica duo, with an acoustic guitar strumming in sometimes.
An earnest small businessman talks about supporting the local girl who has done good: After one of the kids chokes in the national, a sibling declares: I mean, something like that could be considered something of a liability.
This is truly a movie for the whole family. First, they did the rounds of film festivals for a good year, premiering at the South by Southwest in Marchtraveling to the Tribeca in May, Los Angeles.VoiceThread Universal lets you browse threads and hear comments in pages specially designed for screen readers.
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