The Heart of Me
The Heart of Me (2003)

Upper crust England before, during, and after WWII provides the backdrop for THE HEART OF ME, a richly emotional drama about the seductive -- and destructive -- nature of passion. A classic romantic triangle, the film stars Helena Bonham… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 10, 2004
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50%
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62%


Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This movie about passion and betrayal finds itself severely lacking in the former.

Derek Adams
Time Out

O'Sullivan is not a director of great visual flamboyance, but he draws out here performances of subtle and complex shading.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

A little, heartbreaking gem.

Kevin Devine
PopMatters

Percolates with neurotic insecurity, painful deceit, busted opportunity, and pervasive regret, but the movie never capsizes under its own weight.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

A well-acted but bloodless drama.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Terribly tragic, terribly romantic and, ultimately, terribly, terribly dull.

Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Like its characters, takes far too long to show its heart.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

While far from the gold standard of The Remains of the Day, it presses all the appropriate buttons.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The film is a soapy melodrama set from about 1936 to 1946 and done with style.

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Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Three stars, for a trio of quality lead performances that survive the relentless card-shuffling of the plot -- and because Ricky Masters is just a great name any way you slice it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic][color=darkred]"The Heart of Me" starts in 1934 in a well-to-do household in London. Madeleine(Olivia Williams) is constantly… More
Leo L
Great movie! Fantastic story plot. Amazing actors!