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August Rush


August Rush (2007) is a musical drama film starring Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.

When cellist Lyla Novacek (Keri Russell) gives birth to a son, her father secretly organises the baby to be adopted.

The baby, Evan Taylor (Freddie Highmore) is a musical prodigy. Because he is bullied in the orphanage where he’s been living since birth, he runs away to New York City.

In New York, Evan meets a Fagan-type character, ‘Wizard’ Wallace (Robin Williams), who takes in homeless and orphaned children and teaches them to busk. He gives Evan Taylor the name August Rush.

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