The One I Wrote for You

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"Follow your heart."
  • PG
  • 2014
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • 5.9  (405)

"The One I Wrote for You" is a heartwarming drama that tells the story of Ben Cantor (Cheyenne Jackson), a talented songwriter who has had some success in the music industry but is now struggling to make ends meet. Despite the support and encouragement of his loving wife, Molly (Christine Woods), Ben feels like he's lost his creative spark and he's starting to lose hope.

Things start to change when Ben gets an unexpected phone call from his estranged father, Mickey (Kevin Pollak), who he hasn't spoken to in years. Mickey is a successful businessman who has always been distant from his family, but he's now facing a major health crisis and he wants to reconnect with his son before it's too late.

As Ben spends time with his father, he starts to learn more about his family's past and the sacrifices that his father made in order to provide for them. He also learns that his father has always been secretly proud of his talent as a songwriter, and he encourages Ben to write a song that he can be proud of.

Feeling inspired, Ben sets about writing a new song that he hopes will be his big break. But as he pours his heart and soul into his work, he starts to realize that his family and his relationships are more important than success, and he must find a way to balance his passion with his responsibilities.

"The One I Wrote for You" is a beautifully crafted film that explores the power of creativity, love, and family, and shows how a single act of kindness can change a person's life. Cheyenne Jackson delivers a standout performance as Ben, bringing both vulnerability and resilience to his character. Kevin Pollak is also excellent as Mickey, showing a depth and complexity to his character that is both surprising and moving.

The film is supported by a strong cast that includes Christine Woods as Ben's supportive wife, and a talented ensemble of musicians who bring Ben's songs to life onscreen. The original songs, written by Jackson and a team of acclaimed songwriters, are memorable and moving, and they add a layer of richness and depth to the film's emotional landscape.

At its core, "The One I Wrote for You" is a story about finding your true purpose in life, and learning to appreciate the people who matter most. It's a film that will make you laugh, cry, and feel inspired, and it's a must-see for anyone who believes in the power of music and love.

The One I Wrote for You is a 2014 music movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 51 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.

The One I Wrote for You
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    1 hr 51 min
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    5.9  (405)