Actress Jane Horrocks is so good in this drama that you'll hardly notice -- or care -- that the rest of the film isn't quite up to snuff. The painfully shy Little Voice (Horrocks) -- LV for short -- lives in a picturesque English seaside town with
her mother Mari (Brenda Blethyn), a blowsy, loudmouthed good-time gal whose good times are nearly at an end. Their ramshackle house is attached to the empty music shop once owned by LV's late, beloved father, and LV spends her days alone with Dad's photograph and record collection, blasting
Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and Judy Garland. But LV does more than listen: In the privacy of her bedroom, she's perfected spot-on...