Songcatcher is a 2000 drama film directed by Maggie Greenwald. It is about a musicologist researching and collecting Appalachian folk music in the mountains of western North Carolina. Although Songcatcher is a fictional film, it is loosely based on the work of Olive Dame Campbell, founder of the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina, and that of the English folk song collector Cecil Sharp, portrayed at the end of the film as professor Cyrus Whittle. Wikipedia
Songcatcher is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Films about music and musicians, American LGBT-related films, Lesbian-related films, Films shot in North Carolina, Sundance Film Festival award winners, Country music films, 2000 films and 2000s drama films.
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