Little Voice Synopsis
Repressed Briton (Jane Horrocks) is brilliant at mimicking singers.
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By James Berardinelli
By offering opportunities to laugh, cry, and cheer, Little Voice satisfies in a big way.
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80

Rolling Stone

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Taking it's framework from classic fairly-tale characters like Cinderella, the British story of Little Voice is one of compassion, humor...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
A slightly more light-hearted version of the "Shine" story. [4 December 1998, Friday, p.A]
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The movie is often as raucous and seedy as its less-attractive characters, but it gains power from inventive acting and poignant touches.
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75

San Francisco Examiner

By G. Allen Johnson
The drawbacks to Little Voice might sink a lesser movie, but not this one.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
They're great, every one of them, but the real joy of Little Voice is Horrocks: her impeccable evocation of a timid soul and that eerie...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Little Voice is unthinkable without the special and unexpected talent of its star.
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75

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Engagingly offbeat. [4 December 1998, Life, p.13E]
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Ultimately, Little Voice comes to us from an indeterminate place that is no longer the theatre but not quite the movies. Let's call it...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

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The movie adaptation suffers the symptoms of so many stage-to-screen transplants: What seemed thrillingly big and bold in live performance...
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LITTLE VOICE = Gigantic Entertainment!!

By lugubriousthespian
Casting Michael Caine and Brenda Blethyn as a seedy down-on-his-luck talent promoter and a greedy shrew of a mother respectively was the easy part of this film. The amazing find here was Jane...

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