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Hopeful Notes (2010)

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A young violinist with Leukemia brings hope and life into a desolate Russian hospital for children.
Genres Drama
Director Valerio Zanoli
Starring Walter Nudo, Colin Ross, Ian Poland, Laural Merlington View More
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Movie Summary

A young violinist with Leukemia brings hope and life into a desolate Russian hospital for children.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama
Director Valerio Zanoli
Starring Walter Nudo, Colin Ross, Ian Poland, Laural Merlington, Sharon Hayes
Studio Name Gaiam
Release Date 2010
VUDU Release Date 01/08/2013
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 96 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks HD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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