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Heart and Souls (1993)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy  |  13 August 1993 (USA)
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A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Harrison Winslow
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Penny Washington
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Julia
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Hal the Bus Driver
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Anne
Bill Calvert ...
Frank Reilly
Lisa Lucas ...
Eva Reilly
Shannon Orrock ...
Woman at Audition
Michael Zebulon ...
Singer at Audition
Chasiti Hampton ...
Shirley Washington - Age 7
Wanya Green ...
Diane Washington - Age 8
Janet MacLachlan ...
Agnes Miller
Javar David Levingston ...
Billy Washington - Age 4
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Storyline

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

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The story of four souls who needed a body and one guy who needed some soul. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality | See all certifications »

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13 August 1993 (USA)  »

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4 fantasmi per un sogno  »

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$16,581,714 (USA)
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Trivia

The big coach crash sequence was engineered by the movie's special effects department by using a large scale model of the passenger bus. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Milo Peck: He likes to play the field. He takes after me
Julia: A baboon in heat takes after you.
Milo Peck: Funny. You're killing me, you're really killing me. Oh yeah, I'm already dead. I forgot
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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera Sera)
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Performed by Doris Day
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Beautiful!
20 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

I never even knew this movie existed until they showed it on TV here ... and I'm so glad they did! If they hadn't, I'd have missed out on something great. The story was wonderful, not just a comedy, but a meaningful comedy ... with laughter, tears, ... it says a lot about life. This is one movie which deserves more recognition.


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