Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995)


Check out Darren’s review of one of my all time favorite movies; Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995)

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This time Rob picked this classic story of one man and his dream that he achieved in a way he never though he could.

rob challengenr hollandDirector: Stephen Herek

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan (Screenplay)

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis, William H Macy, Alicia Witt, Terrence Howard, Damon Whitaker, Jean Louise Kelly

Plot: A frustrated composer finds fulfilment as a high school music teacher.

There may be spoilers the rest of the review

Verdict: Touching Drama

Story: Mr Holland’s Opus starts with Glenn Holland (Dreyfuss) performing his dream conducting performance from his living room. Glenn is starting his new job as a music teacher where he gets to meet the Principal Jacobs (Dukakis) and Vice Principal Wolters (Macy) where he starts with uncomfortable beginning.

When Mr Holland struggles with the teaching commitments as he doesn’t seem to be getting through…

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