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Heartbreakers (1984)

Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a longlsting ... See full summary »

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Blue
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Eli
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Liliane
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King
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Terry Ray
Carol Wayne ...
Candy
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Libby
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Cyd
George Morfogen ...
Max
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Warren Williams
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Reuben (as Henry Sanders)
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Marvin
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Mortician
Annie O'Neill ...
Dukes Waitress
Michelle Davison ...
Fatburger Waitress
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Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a longlsting relationship. Eli on the other hand, who works in his father's aerobic suit business, is still searching for a woman who is interesting enough to spend more than one night with her. Their friendship is put to a severe test as both fall in love with Liliane, Blue's attractive new gallerist. Written by Robert Zeithammel <zeit@cip.physik.uni-muenchen.de>

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28 September 1984 (USA)  »

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Die Herzensbrecher  »

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The character Arthur Blue (Coyote) is loosely based on fetishistic painter Robert Blue (son of actor Ben Blue) See more »

Quotes

Blue: How come my paintings don't sell?
Eli: You paint things people are ashamed to hang on their walls.
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I've Been Loving You Too Long
Performed by Otis Redding
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Breaks my heart this one didn't break through
5 April 2000 | by (new york, new york) – See all my reviews

This sometimes lyrical, sometimes harrowing, exploration of male friendship is unique in its honesty and the fearless, fully revealing perfomances of both its male stars--Nick Mancuso and Peter Coyote. They open both light and dark sides of their characters in relationship to each other and to the women in their lives. Then one women becomes the focus for both, threatening to destroy years of common bonds. In today's more-fortuitous indie market, this haunting little beauty might have had the exposure it merits. It opens a window on man-to-man talk through which few of us are ever allowed to look.


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