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Crazy from the Heart (1991)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 19 August 1991
A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Charlotte Bain
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Ernesto Ontiveros
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Dewey Whitcomb
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Mae Esther
Tommy Muñiz ...
Tomas Ontiveros
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Franny Peyton
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Cynthia
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Alcira Zavala
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Beebee Stiles
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Merrilee Playton
Fran Bennett ...
Judge Sandra Farrell
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Edna
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Victor
Nicholas Curtis ...
Robie Stiles
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Winifred
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A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.

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Drama | Romance

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19 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Loucuras do Coração  »

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1.33 : 1
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I AM THE WIND IN HIS SAIL
Music and lyrics by Peter Brown
(c) 1987 Candy Castle Music
Performed by Bunny Hull
Bunny Hull appears courtesy of Pony Canyon Records
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Great melodrama about a sensitive subject. Tastefully done.
25 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

I thought Christine Lahti and Rubén Blades gave award-winning performances. The script was extremely well-written and avoided the stereotypical Latino characters we are all too familiar with. The storyline was great with enough twists and turns to keep it moving along nicely. I was thoroughly drawn into the story and was pleasantly surprised on more than a few occasions by the characters, the dialogue and the action. William Russ, Louise Latham and Tommy Muñiz all deserve kudos for their portrayals as does Mary Kay Place who seems to deliver at every opportunity regardless of the genre. See it!


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