The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

In this film, John Singer is a deaf man who moves to a small town to be close to his institutionalized friend. Singer rents a room with a family whose teenaged daughter is at first resentful of Singer's presence. However, he ingratiates… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 31, 1968
DVD Release Date: January 8, 2008
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Renata Adler
New York Times

Alan Arkin, as Singer, is extraordinary, deep and sound.

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Emanuel Levy

Alan Arkin gives a distinguished, Oscar-nominated performance as a deaf-mute man in Robert Ellis Miller's adaptation of Carson McCullers' acclaimed novel

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Touching drama.

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Cole Smithey

Alan Arkin is amazing.

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John Ballantine
Gorgeous film and an outstanding performance by Chuck McCann. The performances remain with you long after viewing.
Henrik Schunk
What an emotional roller coast ride ... I am always in awe of films that manage capture the beauty and tragedy of the nature of life in equal measures, making… More
Audrey Lush
This is a beautiful,heartbreaking film-give it a chance!