January 19, 1996
Genre(s): Drama, Family, Music
Touring musician Glenn Holland takes a job as high school music teacher, thinking he'll have more time to work on his true passion: composing. However, the challenges and dramas of teaching take over, and soon he is fully involved in the work and rarely composing. When he and his wife give birth to a deaf child, he struggles to cope with a son who will never fully understand his work. The movie covers decades of Mr. Holland's life, following his ups and downs and his unexpected triumphs.