I really didn't like August Rush. The movie is a fucking insult to actual effort to music and the character is a stupidly absurd mary sue throughout almost the entire movie. I don't care if it's fantasy, the kid just gets full on perfection on fucking all things musicwithout even playing twice let alone fucking PRACTICING. If it werent for those dumb dramatic cuts and deep music, nobody would care for this movie. It's just so sappy and fake feels in one movie. You just don't have to work for it. Just be born lucky but with a semi-difficult childhood and while connecting with your perfect mam or whatever you are automatic virtuoso of literally everything.