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Sacred Heart (2005)
"Cuore sacro" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  25 February 2005 (Italy)
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Irene, a workaholic, is forced to re-evaluate her priorities after the suicide of her two best friends.

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Irene
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Giancarlo
Lisa Gastoni ...
Eleonora
Massimo Poggio ...
Padre Carras
Camille Dugay Comencini ...
Benny
Luigi Angelillo ...
Aurelio
Erika Blanc ...
Maria Clara
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Angela
Stefano Santospago ...
Giorgio
Michela Cescon ...
Anna Maria
Elisabetta Pozzi ...
La psichiatra
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Enrica Ajò ...
Francesca
Fabrizio Apolloni
Sanghamitra Bakshi ...
Maid (as Shoma)
Gianlorenzo Brambilla ...
Guido
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Irene, a workaholic, is forced to re-evaluate her priorities after the suicide of her two best friends.

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Your secret heart is a sacred heart.

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Budget:

€6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$627,715 (Italy) (4 March 2005)

Gross:

$1,797,383 (Europe) (4 March 2005)
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Valeria Golino was the first choice for the role of Irene but was forced to decline due to prior commitments. See more »

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Aurelio: [to Irene] Your mother always used to say that each of us has two hearts but one of them ecliPses the other. If each of us could spot, even for a brief moment, the light of his hidden heart, then we will understand that that one is a sacred heart. And we couldn't give up the warmth of its light.
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1 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the 2006 Palm Springs International Film Festival and of the 35 films I saw there this made my top 10. I liked the look and feel and style of this movie. There were elements that seemed a little far-fetched or implausible but the movie overall is very good. The unlikely relationship between Irene and Benny which would seem to fall in that implausible category actually becomes some great on-screen chemistry. I liked the use of double in this film. Two aunts, two men she meets a priest and a beggar, Irene's internal conflict and her two worlds, her two houses, her two hearts. This is a very good film and to keep with the double symbolism theme I really should see it twice. I recommend it and give it a 8.0 on a scale of 10.


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