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Heartless (I) (2009)

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Jamie Morgan, a young man with a large heart-shaped birthmark on his face, discovers that there are demons on the streets of East London.

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Jamie Morgan
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Tia
Justin Salinger ...
Raymond Morgan
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Vinnie
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A.J.
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Marion Morgan
David Florez ...
Local Resident 1 (as Dave Florez)
Nikita Mistry ...
Local Resident 2 / Belle
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George Morgan
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Linda
Nadia Theaker ...
Charlie
David Sibley ...
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News Reporter
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Papa B
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Jamie Morgan, a young man with a large heart-shaped birthmark on his face, discovers that there are demons on the streets of East London. Written by May 13

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19 November 2010 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,033 (USA) (19 November 2010)

Gross:

$2,033 (USA) (19 November 2010)
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Philip Ridley's first film in 15 years. Ridley spent the intervening years writing plays and children's books. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lee Morgan: Good morning, Uncle Jamie.
Jamie Morgan: How many times do I got to tell you that when the red light is on, that means I'm developing!
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Soundtracks

This Is the World We Live In
Music by 'Nick Bicát'
Lyrics by Philip Ridley
Performed by Ciaran Gribbin (as Joe Echo)
Produced by Ciaran Gribbin (as Joe Echo) and Ian Green
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This Piece of Art Can't be Gaged by Stars
30 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now,... I never feel motivated to write reviews; This is my first. Although in the past I've seen many great motion pictures and thought about it, I just didn't want to spend the time putting my feasibly mundane typed words into a critique.

To the people that rated this a 1 star and said don't waste your time, I'm happy I decided to anyway. To anybody reading this, don't pay attention to those people. Actually, I feel sorry for those reviewers, because they completely missed the point of this piece of art. It is not your typical horror. To call it a horror would be like calling moonlight sonata just a piano song; or the person closest to you just a human. This film is beyond deep. Philip Ridleys portrayal of facing your own demons, your fears, and exposing some rays of happiness through darkness, is one of the most strange yet gorgeous things I've seen ever in a movie.

If you watch this film and are not moved in some way, I honestly wouldn't know what to say. Because this visual masterpiece is in my eyes one of the greatest I've ever seen. I don't care what the critics say, or some random individual who has the mind to dismiss it as just a complex meaningless thriller. To me, this was a heart-moving, near perfection, possibly life-changing viewing; possibly due to the fact that I instantly related to scenes in the movie. It was like looking at my soul in the clearest of mirrors. The ending was..well there's no word for it.

I really hope more people have watched this one and understand what I feel right now. I feel..reborn.


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