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Heart (1999)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  11 June 1999 (UK)
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A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.

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Cast

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Maria Ann McCardle
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Gary Ellis
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Tess Ellis
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Alex Madden
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Nicola Farmer
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Sean McCardle
Jack Deam ...
Policeman
Kate Rutter ...
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Nicholas Moss ...
Doctor
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Mr. Kreitman
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Surgeon
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David Williamson ...
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Alan Eccleston ...
Alan Ellis
Alison Swann ...
Kathy
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Storyline

Gary (Eccleston) is wheelchair bound and awaiting a heart transplant. When a young man, Sean, is killed in a motorbike accident, Gary receives his heart. Maria (Reeves), Sean's mother, tracks down the man with her son's heart and gets to know him and his wife, Tess (Hardie). Maria's obsession with the only piece of her son still living is the centre-piece to this unique psychological thriller. Written by Jimbo <mcgyver@cybergal.com>

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Life and death are just a pulse apart. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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11 June 1999 (UK)  »

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Mort clinique  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The script of this movie is loosely based on an episode of the British TV series Cracker (1993) that was never produced. See more »

Quotes

Judge: He was worth ten of you. You will serve ten years.
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Sugar Cane
Written by Richard McNevin-Cliff
Performed by Space Monkeys
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Extremes
20 August 2000 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

"Heart" is an engrossing study of extremes.This film takes us on an extremely profound journey of obsessions,manifested in four characters. Maria,the mother grieving over the loss of her son.Gary,the husband tormented by his wife's infidelity.Tess,the unfaithful wife & Alex,the lover. Each characters arch,is the fact that they are so human that it is easy to lose yourself in each characters personal journey.The plot itself is perfectly structered to allow the story to unfold itself. One of the best Brittish films I have seen in years.


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