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Heartaches (1981)

A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are ... See full summary »

Director:

Donald Shebib

Writer:

Terence Heffernan (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Margot Kidder ... Rita Harris
Annie Potts ... Bonnie Howard
Robert Carradine ... Stanley Howard
Winston Rekert Winston Rekert ... Marcello
George Touliatos ... Mario
Guy Sanvido Guy Sanvido ... Aldo
Arnie Achtman Arnie Achtman ... Alvin
Michael Zelniker ... Andy
Jefferson Mappin ... Willy
Maureen Fitzgerald Maureen Fitzgerald ... Anna
Albert Bernardo Albert Bernardo ... Stefane
Rena Tenen Rena Tenen ... Angela
Alberto De Rosa Alberto De Rosa ... Anselmo
Gino Marrocco Gino Marrocco ... Guido
Susan Conway Susan Conway ... Theresa (as Susan Conway Mitchell)
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A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are polar opposites, the wife moves in with the young woman, and finds out that they have much more in common than she realized. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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One drinks. One swears. One sleeps around. One doesn't. You're gonna love 'em both.

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bonnie & Rita See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Budget:

CAD4,900,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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References Gilda (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

Heartaches
Music by Ron Jenkins
Lyrics by Frank Sixt
Sung by Patricia Black (as Patrice Black)
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You gotta have heart
6 October 2001 | by martin63See all my reviews

This flick is tricky to come by, but it is available on video and is extremely likable. A very young Annie Potts plays an insecure pregnant woman who is afraid to tell her husband that he is not the father of the bun in the oven. She runs away and moves in with Margot Kidder's raunchy man-hungry drifter. The chemistry between the two make it a hard show to resist. A female buddy movie with a refreshing lightness of touch and some beautiful cinematography.


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