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Alma, a lonely woman, falls for the conman who steals her money after seducing her. Frank doesn't want Alma around him, but he cannot do anything about the situation in case she goes to the... See full summary »

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Frank
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Alma
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Erin Randall
Herta Ware ...
Gran
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Maria Wilson
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Jane Ericson
Miriam Flynn ...
Helen
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Louise
Sandy Baron ...
Apartment Manager
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Martha
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Beverly Ross
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Robby Ross
Simone Study ...
Social Security Client
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Detective
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Speaker at Meeting
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Alma, a lonely woman, falls for the conman who steals her money after seducing her. Frank doesn't want Alma around him, but he cannot do anything about the situation in case she goes to the police. Hot on the trail of the two is a female private detective, working for another of Frank's victims. Written by Rob Hartill

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Rated R for sensuality, language and violence | See all certifications »
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Annunci di morte  »

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Alma: Did you just say you are a recent widow?
Martha: Yes.
Alma: It's only been a year for me too.
Martha: You lost your husband?
Alma: It was a freak accident,it was, unbelievable actually.
Martha: We don't have to talk about it.
Alma: He was away on business in Japan and ah, the hotel he was in caught fire. He was trapped in his room and he had to jump 5 stories. Miraculously he survived the fall, it was another man jumping from the 10th floor that landed on top of him.
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I'd own this for the music.
27 March 2005 | by (Greater Orlando Area, FL) – See all my reviews

Eric Roberts as Frank ... Beverly D'Angelo as Alma ... Joanna Cassidy as Erin Randall

In short, a con-man, Frank, sets his sights on a woman with obsessive behavior traits, Alma, who turns Frank's emotional tables by becoming obsessed with him. Alma's need for Frank's affection is so great she willingly takes part in his con games perpetrated on other women. Enter a rather statuesque private detective, Erin, who goes above and beyond the call of duty to "save" Alma before the con-man gets caught by authorities. And because this is a dramatic thriller, obviously, it has some requisite transformation of characters.

A slowly weeping, eerily lilting violin set the mood for me; I got hooked to the music and couldn't turn the channel. On the other hand, I really can't begrudge the other users their gripes; I had to tolerate some things to get the goods from the rest of the movie. And I found myself occasionally turning to do other things while listening from a distance. But I did eyeball most of it, and I can honestly say Eric Roberts looks positively delicious when wet.

Having seen a movie just yesterday with amateurish acting, I have to say all the acting in "Lonely Hearts" was first-rate; nothing stood out as second-rate, and all the characters were believable. I thought the atmosphere was just this side of Hitchcockian, and none of the sets looked contrived.

My vote of 8 represents my "personal" feelings about the entertainment value compared to other movies I've seen. I do not pretend to know what is good for others. But I do recommend this movie as a light-weight crossover to anyone who likes dramas and/or thrillers.


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