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Heart (1999)

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

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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
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Policeman
Kate Rutter ...
Sister Mary
Nicholas Moss ...
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Mr. Kreitman
Paul Warriner ...
Surgeon
Maxine Burth ...
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David Williamson ...
Profusionist
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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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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2.35 : 1
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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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He'll Have to Go
Written by Joe Allison, Audrey Allison
Performed by Jim Reeves
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A powerful story of lust and obsession
12 May 1999 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

The only way to see this film is on the big screen. It's dark, menacing, disturbing but has some moments of great power punctuated with lighter scenes of typical McGovern dialogue. The acting is first class as is the subtle direction. You may need a cast iron stomach for some of the sequences, especially at the end which is pretty shocking. Not exactly a deep movie, but a good watch none the less.


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