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Crazy from the Heart (1991)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 19 August 1991
A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Charlotte Bain
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Ernesto Ontiveros
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Dewey Whitcomb
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Mae Esther
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Tomas Ontiveros
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Franny Peyton
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Alcira Zavala
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Beebee Stiles
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Judge Sandra Farrell
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Edna
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Victor
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Robie Stiles
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Winifred
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A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.

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Loucuras do Coração  »

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Swept me away
15 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recently watched this again after over 10 years, a friend had it at her house. I must get one! This is where I first fell in love with Reuben Blades...ah, Ernesto, Ernesto, Ernesto..a man to melt your heart with those beautiful eyes, sincere demeanor. I could listen to him talk all day. His warmth just comes right out at you. Lahti's performance was thoughtful and touching, but did not convince me of her position. Perhaps I am only jealous. Nice sentiment of not so much love conquers all, but more that life is rough to everyone, we all have barricades, maybe we need to hold on to someone who loves us. I am a cynic about love, and I have to say that I have never seen ANY movie that made me reconsider my options the way this one does. It touches something inside. I actually cried. It makes one believe in falling in love once more. THAT is a good, good thing.


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