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Girl meets boy. They fall in love. Tragedy strikes.

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Caroline has not had much luck in love. Boyfriends seem to either leave her or cheat on her. Then she meets a shy, introverted man at work named Adam. When leaving work one day, two men attack her. Adam comes to her rescue. Unfortunately, retaliation by the attackers sends Adam to the hospital where he finds out he has a diseased heart. Adam is an orphan and was told he had a baboon's heart. He refuses a transplant, as he believes his love for Caroline is contained in his damaged heart. Before tragedy can strike, they have a passionate but brief romance. Adam opens up to Caroline and he, in turn, heals her broken heart. Written by msdebello@aol.com

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He doesn't make sense. She doesn't make sense. Together they make sense.

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language and violence, and for sensuality | See all certifications »

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12 February 1993 (USA)  »

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$18,899,204 (USA)
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To help her with her Minneapolis accent, Marisa Tomei asked that her driver be a native of the city. The first driver was sacked when she found out that he was from New Jersey, as was the second one when it transpired that he was originally from Texas. See more »

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The story is set in the winter around Christmas time but trees in the background are full of leaves and the snow is gathered in an unnatural way. See more »

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Adam: I love hockey.
Caroline: You didn't even know what a power-play was.
Adam: I know. But next time you can tell me.
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References Candid Camera (1960) See more »

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VAMONOS PA'L MONTE
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Composed by Eddie Palmieri
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Untamed Heart
21 March 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched this film for the first time and I was upset by the way the film started at the beginning because it wasn't what I expected at all.

I didn't know what kind of film it was not having seen or heard of it before and I thought it to be all about a woman taming a man and finding love.

As the film progressed it was so full of love and romance, fun, laughter, two people enjoying each others friendship and growing into more, just wonderful.

I was devastated at the happenings within the film the brutality as well as the goodness within it but the originality of almost real life was what made the film believable.

I expected a very happy ending and it took me ages to stop crying because I have a friend who had a similar experience.

It is a beautiful film and quite comparable in a way to love story.

A love for another human being that was unsurpassable.

I would recommend anyone who has even a hard heart to watch this film.

I absolutely loved the film and the actors were just superb.


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