Okay, I guess that's a mean comparison, but I did keep picturing Madeline Kahn singing "I'm Tired" in the music hall scene. I couldn't find the Krause album, but there is a recording (in 3 parts) on You Tube.
Brilliant and moving performances from Leighton Meester and child actor Julian Shatkin. You'll laugh, you'll cry...
A struggling musician becomes the guardian of a 12-year-old music prodigy one summer.
Director: Frank Whaley
Writer: Frank Whaley
Stars: Leighton Meester, Debra Messing, Billie Joe Armstrong