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Please note, in a change to the originally advertised programme, the screening on Wed 29 Jul will not be subtitled. We apologise for any inconvenience. Please call Box Office on 024 7652 4524 for more information. Due to a change in programme, two extra screenings have been added in August.

Stet (Wareing) is an angry eleven-year-old who can sing like an angel. Left an orphan after his mother is killed in a car accident, Stet ends up in an East Coast musical boarding school, far removed from his traditional Texan upbringing. It’s the schools Choirmaster (Hoffman) who sees great potential in the young boy and encourages him to put his soul into his music.

Never missing a chance to show off his film’s lovely, often unexpectedly challenging choral arrangements, Girard lets the purity of the boys’ singing linger in the background, a beatific echo even in dialogue scenes.

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