Open My Heart
Open My Heart (2004)

Directed by Giada Colagrande, Aprimi II Cuore follows the obsessive and sometimes incestuous relationship between sisters Caterina (Colagrande) and Maria (Natalie Cristiani). Caterina, 17-years-old and shy, loves the arts and takes comfort… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 17, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The first-time filmmaker lacks the stylistic assuredness to put the material over, and the mostly amateurish performances are no help.

Melissa Anderson
Village Voice

A grim, risible downward spiral of pseudo-porn.

Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Do they have Cinemax in Italy? Because surely that's where this filmy, flimsy fantasy belongs.

E! Online

After 90 minutes of bad dialogue, limp scenes, interjected cuts to paintings of the Madonna (sooo subtle!) and no emotional resonance whatsoever, you're more than ready for this weak Heart to stop.

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Anita Gates
New York Times

Giada Colagrande wrote, directed and stars in this atmospheric but baffling drama about a protective, possessive prostitute.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Overall, it's rather less entertaining than the oh-so-French Secret Things.

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Abell
A fairly disjointed look at two sisters, obsessed with each other, without parental authority, who indulge in some pretty bizarre behavior. The older girl,… More