Isabella, in her 30s, visits her hometown to celebrate her dad's 60th birthday. There she reunites with her old friend Molly, who has now taken over the old gang and even worse, is engaged to marry Isabella's ex, Simon.
Based upon the music by legendary Swedish artist Tomas Ledin, "En del av mitt hjärta" is a musical comedy about Isabella, a driven business woman and a real hot shot within the Stockholm finance world. When she returns to her small hometown to celebrate her father's 60th birthday she feels like a winner compared to her old classmates, being the only one who actually made something of herself. Isabella's confidence is shaken when she realizes that Simon, her big teenage crush, is marrying her childhood friend Molly and that she isn't even invited to the wedding. Used to always getting what she wants, she can't help but explore these feelings she still has for Simon, with the reluctant help of her childhood friend Edwin, who is secretly in love with Isabella.
Quite a few scenes were shot in the historic parts of Mölndal a.k.a. Mölndals Kvarnby. For example the waterfall, the railwail station building (which was a school 1862-1972), the sports shop, the women exiting the café and stroll downhill, the indoor bachelor party and Isabella's father's house. Some of the scenes where Isabella drives the golden Volvo or the utility moped and the scene with dancers on cars. See more »
A piece of my heart (En del av mitt hjärta in Swedish) is a Swedish rom-com which looks like your typical Hallmark movie only somehow filmed in Swedish language. Businesswoman Isabella (beautiful, blonde) returns to her native town and runs into her ex-boyfriend Simon (handsome, blonde). Suddenly she realizes she's still in love with him. But Simon loves Molly (sharp, shoves the cake into Isabella's pretty face) and there's Edwin who loves Isabella.
Well...where to start? Some plot twists are really silly. The whole story involving Edwin and his unhealthy relationships with his mother is embarrassing and made me scream. Some actors are too old for their parts. Don't they have young actors in Sweden? Jonas Karlsson is 50 but he plays a 30-something guy. What on earth is it supposed to mean? At least some songs are good, the views of rural Sweden are great and costumes are lavish.
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