'Music of the Heart' -- Wes Craven

Longtime horror movie master <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001179" title="Wes Craven" href="/topic/entertainment/wes-craven-PECLB001179.topic">Wes Craven</a> cashed in the clout he earned with the hit "Scream" movies to direct <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003793" title="Meryl Streep" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/meryl-streep-PECLB003793.topic">Meryl Streep</a> as an inspirational inner-city violin teacher in "Music of the Heart." Though Streep's performance as real-life teacher Roberta Guaspari earned the only Academy Award nomination ever for one of Craven's films, the movie earned just so-so reviews and did poorly at the box office. After this film, Craven returned to do "Scream 3."

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Longtime horror movie master Wes Craven cashed in the clout he earned with the hit "Scream" movies to direct Meryl Streep as an inspirational inner-city violin teacher in "Music of the Heart." Though Streep's performance as real-life teacher Roberta Guaspari earned the only Academy Award nomination ever for one of Craven's films, the movie earned just so-so reviews and did poorly at the box office. After this film, Craven returned to do "Scream 3."

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