Lawless Heart
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Devastated by Stuart's death, his brother-in-law, lover and best friend decide to take their lives in hand. Dan is a faithful and loving father and husband, until the day he meets Corinne. This buxom and sublime Frenchwoman seduces Dan with her honesty and hedonism, so much so that he wonders if he hasn't missed out on life. Nick, a homosexual restaurant owner, begins a relationship with a high-spirited young woman right after losing his lover, Stuart. When their apparently innocent relationship takes a more intimate turn, Nick is troubled by his feelings for his female comrade. Tim,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A guy's flick whose charms are many and faults are few."
‑ Emily Russin, Seattle Times
"The situations are forced; love blossoms way too easily; and the characters are downright daft."
‑ Charles Ealy, Dallas Morning News
"Mildly engaging melodrama that's more sharply written than directed."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"The skill with which these temporalities are connected is considerable."
‑ Adam Nayman, eye WEEKLY
"Complex but never confusing -- thanks to the three-act structure, which replays the same moments from different perspectives."
‑ Sean Means, Salt Lake Tribune
"A modern and mature story about love and loving, a film as intelligent as it is charming."
‑ Marta Barber, Miami Herald
"The writing-directing pair of Neil Hunter and Tom Hunsinger create a fairly seamless patchwork, although the novelty starts to wear thin by the third layer."
‑ Randy Cordova, Arizona Republic
"Subtle in its use of cause and effect, Lawless Heart is a light-hearted study of relationships and regret, of last chances and lessons in love."
‑ Matt Kelemen, Las Vegas CityLife
"Never shouts out its emotional explorations. Instead, it employs a soft, secure voice, and the viewer is lulled even more by the authentic, unadorned performances of a strong ensemble."
‑ Laura Kelly, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
"Soap opera fans will recognize a kindred spirit here"
‑ John A. Nesbit,
"Lawless Heart is so well crafted, so original, that each overlapping scene swells with new life and interpretation."
‑ Robert K. Elder, Chicago Tribune
"It's an intriguing experience."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Like so many British movies, it seems made for actors who make what they humanly can of it, their expertise meshing."
‑ George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune
"There is a real honesty to this British comedy-drama that is appealing, and which also makes its soap-opera plot a bit easier to swallow."
‑ Jeff Vice, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"Teems with insights into the human condition revealed by an unusually smart script and a wonderfully committed cast."
‑ Shawn Levy, Oregonian
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