In 1959, in San Francisco, the telephone operator Penny Washington leaves her three children to work in her night shift. The shy singer Harrison Winslow is afraid of the stage and quits his audition. The waitress Julia is proposed by her boyfriend and she does not accept; then she regrets and leaves her job to seek him out. The smalltime thief Milo Peck tries to retrieve a collection of stamps that he had stolen from a boy. They embark in a bus and the driver Hal distracts while driving and has a serious accident, and driver and passengers die. Meanwhile, Frank Reilly is driving his pregnant wife Eva Reilly to the hospital. Frank successfully escapes from the bus but Eva is nervous and delivers her baby in the car. The souls of the four passengers become the guardian angels and the invisible friends of the boy Thomas Reilly. Seven years later, Penny, Julia, Harrison and Milo conclude that they are harming the boy and they decide to become invisible also to him. Thirty and something ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The story of four souls who needed a body and one guy who needed some soul.
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Did You Know?
Heart and Souls (1993) is one of two films released in this year starring Charles Grodin, which features a death theme. The other film is So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993). See more
While the "guardian angels" are supposed to be invisible, they cast shadows. However, the shadows are obviously invisible as well, since no one but Thomas reacts. See more
Hal the Bus Driver
I like that, it adds unity.
References Crazy People
The Thrill Is Gone
Written by Roy Hawkins
and Rick Darnell
Performed by B.B. King See more