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One from the Heart
 
 
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, USA 1982
115 mins. English dialogue
 
Summary:
 

The film that bankrupted Coppola.  Overblown and certainly over budget (production costs ballooned from $2 million to over $25 million) but a brilliantly-realised imaginative, idiosyncratic musical which looks fabulous.  Originally intended as an "antidote" to the enormous cost, pressures and production setbacks of his Apocalypse Now, Coppola has said that the films he made during the rest of the 1980s and 1990s, such as The Outsiders, Rumble Fish, The Cotton Club and The Godfather Part III, were done to pay off the debts incurred by One from the Heart.

Featuring an original soundtrack from Crystal Gayle and Tom Waits.

 
What the Critics say:
 
"There's not a moment in 'One From the Heart' when Mr. Coppola isn't after something romantic and glorious, something inexpressibly grand. At times, he even gets what he's after." (Janet Maslin - New York Times)

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