In the year 2007, the film ‘August Rush’ premiered in the various theatres, in the world. The film’s director is Kristen Sheridan, and Richard Barton Lewis was the film’s producer. Other notable people who were involved in this film’s production were James Hart, Nick Castel and Paul Castro. It is a story about Evan Taylor, who is considered to be a musical prodigy and makes his family’s life a living hell as they search for him. Meanwhile, Taylor is in New York City as he attempts to find out more concerning his life (Grady, 2007). This paper seeks to give a critical analysis concerning the film ‘August Rush’ and if it matched the expectations, which people had concerning it.
Film Critique of ‘August Rush’The film’s story telling is done in the most amazing manner, as one becomes aware of the various scenes quite easily. The story starts when Evan Taylor has to live with a foster family after being estranged from his own. His life is full of confusion and quest as he sort to find out who his biological parents are. In this journey that he longs for, he finds out that he is indeed musically talented (Covert, 2007). The films genre is romance as well as drama and is suited for all audiences as it is rated ‘PG’. This means that it is possible for children to watch the film with their parents without the fear of having to watch embarrassing or inappropriate scenes. Furthermore, it takes at least one hour and fifty three minutes to watch the film, and this is a good time period.