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Heartbeats (2010)

Les amours imaginaires (original title)
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The story of three close friends who are involved in a love-triangle.

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Désirée
Anne-Élisabeth Bossé ...
Jeune femme 1
Olivier Morin ...
Jeune homme 1
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Jeune femme 2 (as Magalie Lépine-Blondeau)
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Jeune homme 2
Gabriel Lessard ...
Jeune homme 3
Bénédicte Décary ...
Jeune femme 3
François Bernier ...
Baise 1
Benoît McGinnis ...
Baise 2 (as Benoit McGinnis)
François-Xavier Dufour ...
Baise 3 (as François Xavier Dufour)
Anthony Huneault ...
Antonin
Patricia Tulasne ...
Coiffeuse
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In a story interspersed with interview tales of romantic pitfalls, friendship turns to romantic rivalry for gay man Francis and straight woman Marie when a veritable Adonis named Nicolas enters their lives. Sexual tensions mount as Francis and Marie await Nicolas' show of preference. Written by statmanjeff

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29 September 2010 (France)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD 600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,197 (USA) (25 February 2011)

Gross:

$62,985 (USA) (15 April 2011)
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The movie is inspired (to some extent) by Woody Allen 's Husbands and Wives (1992). See more »

Goofs

When Nicolas and Marie by accident run into Francis at the Vietnamese restaurant, Francis introduces Nicolas to his friend Antony. However, in the first scene of the movie you can see that Nicolas already has met Antony as they all sit at the same dinner table. There is nothing to say that either Francis didn't realize they knew each other, or that Nicolas and Antony were merely playing dumb and avoiding an awkward situation. See more »

Quotes

Nicolas: Eating your cherry, Terry?
Francis: Cherries are too sweet.
Marie: Fudge is 17 times sweeter than cherries.
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Referenced in Comic Sans (2016) See more »

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Bang Bang
by Sonny Bono
Performed by Dalida
Courtesy of Universal Music Canada
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15 March 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The thing is this, despite having a relatively short screen time, the film still manages to feel like it's spinning in the same wheels for most of its runtime. The actors are fine (although Dolan's starting to show his limitations as an actor and perhaps he should cast others, something that he wisely did for Mommy). The film seems to feel like it's mostly just style and no real substance. There could've been a rather normal love triangle film in here somewhere, and yet Dolan doesn't even really want to do that. I'm not even sure what he really wanted to do, either way. Easily his weakest film and not one I'd recommend. There's simply nothing original here to recommend, certainly not in terms of theme.


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