Mr. Holland's Opus

Mr. Holland's Opus1995

Director: Oliver Wood, Stephen Herek
Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis, William H. Macy
Genre: Drama, Music
Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Runtime: 143 minutes

An earnest and at times overblown story of a music teacher's impact on those around him, Mr. Holland's Opus is at times a genuinely touching drama in the vein of It's a Wonderful Life. Richard Dreyfuss (Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind) play… more »

Iris Holland:
[translating Cole's signing for Glenn] Why do you assume that John Lennon's death would mean nothing to me? Do you think I'm stupid? I know who John Lennon is.

Glenn Holland:
[Glenn turns to Iris] I never said that he...

Iris Holland:
[Iris continues translating] I can't read your lips if you don't look at me.

Glenn Holland:
[Glenn looks back at Cole] I never said you were stupid.

Iris Holland:
You must think so. If you think I don't know who The Beatles are or any music at all. You think I don't care about what it is you do or what you love? You're my father. I know what music is. You could help me to know it better, but - no. You care more about teaching other people than you do about me.

Glenn Holland:
[Cole makes a final gesture, Iris doesn't translate it] Iris... What does this mean?

Iris Holland:
That means "asshole".

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