November 21, 2007
Genius can be found in a wide variety of ways. Young orphan Evan Taylor knows that he is different and has a gift inside of him. When winding-up in New York City, he encounters "Wizard" who teaches music to homeless children and exploits them as street performers. Wizard notices an amazing gift for music within Evan and gives him the flashy stage name "August Rush." While he recognizes the beauty and wonder of music, his goal is to use this gift to find his birth parents. Follow along in the beautiful journey from orphanage and beyond in this modern day classic.