5.9/10
104
5 user

The Song of the Lark (2001)

At the end of the 19th century, a country girl wants to go to the big city to become a master pianist. However, her instructor discovers that her true talent lies in singing. But is that what she really wants?

Director:

Karen Arthur

Writers:

Willa Cather (novel), Joseph Maurer (teleplay)
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Hiroyuki Nakano
Stars: Brooks Almy, Linda Carlson, Alison Elliott
The Eternal (1998)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

An alcoholic American couple travel to Ireland with their son so he can meet his grandmother but they walk in on their crazed uncle who is in the midst of reviving a centuries-old Druid witch.

Director: Michael Almereyda
Stars: Rachel O'Rourke, Lois Smith, Alison Elliott
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire ... See full summary »

Director: Lee David Zlotoff
Stars: Alison Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden
Lean on Pete (2017)
Adventure | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A teenager gets a summer job working for a horse trainer and befriends the fading racehorse, Lean on Pete.

Director: Andrew Haigh
Stars: Charlie Plummer, Amy Seimetz, Travis Fimmel
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Operation Market Garden, September 1944: The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.

Director: Richard Attenborough
Stars: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine
Sin City (2005)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A film that explores the dark and miserable town, Basin City, and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in violent corruption.

Directors: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Bruce Willis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alison Elliott ... Thea Kronborg
Maximilian Schell ... Wunsch
Tony Goldwyn ... Fred Ottenburg
Robert Floyd ... Ray Kennedy
Linda Carlson Linda Carlson ... Mrs. Kronborg
Endre Hules ... Andor Harsanyi
Nan Martin ... Mrs. Nathanmeyer
Norman Lloyd ... Madison Bowers
Arliss Howard ... Dr. Howard Archie
Brooks Almy Brooks Almy ... Belle Archie
Christine Ashe Christine Ashe ... Anna Kronborg
Travis Kisgen Travis Kisgen ... Thor Kronborg
Jay Michael Ferguson ... Charley Kronborg
Rod Loomis ... Reverend Kronborg
Christian J. Meoli ... Spanish Johnny
Edit

Storyline

At the end of the 19th century, a country girl wants to go to the big city to become a master pianist. However, her instructor discovers that her true talent lies in singing. But is that what she really wants?

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Piesn skowronka See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The giving of a life to Art
8 May 2001 | by dugfowlrSee all my reviews

Since I like Willa Cather's writings very much, I was very pleased with this treatment of a portion of the novel. Of course I felt I already knew the main characters: Thea Kronberg, Dr. Archie, Spanish Johnny, etc. The film captured the story of Thea, a Swedish farm girl living in Colorado, who aspires to be a concert pianist but finds her talent really lies in singing. It is said that Willa Cather saw this story as a parallel to her own attempts to achieve success, and how this process finally robbed her of a coventionally normal life. If you like this film, you will love the book.


5 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed