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Foolish Heart (1998 film)

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Director  Hector Babenco
Music director  Zbigniew Preisner
Country  Argentina Brazil France
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Duration  
Language  Spanish
Foolish Heart (1998 film) movie poster
Release date  November 13, 1998 (1998-11-13) (Brazil) December 3, 1998 (1998-12-03) (Argentina)
Writer  Hector Babenco, Ricardo Piglia
Initial release  November 13, 1998 (Brazil)
Screenplay  Hector Babenco, Ricardo Piglia
Cast  Miguel Angel Sola, Maria Luísa Mendonça, Walter Quiroz, Xuxa Lopes, Norma Aleandro
Similar movies  Directed by Hector Babenco, Miguel Angel Sola movies, Movies about Argentina

Foolish Heart (Spanish: Corazón iluminado) is a 1998 Argentine, Brazilian, and French drama film directed by Héctor Babenco. The screenplay was written by Babenco and Ricardo Piglia. The film stars Miguel Ángel Solá, Maria Luísa Mendonça, and others.

Contents

The picture is based on the story by Cátulo Castillo.

Plot

The film tells of seventeen-year-old Juan (Walter Quiroz). He lives with his parents and spends time with several intellectuals who are interested in photography. The girlfriend of the group's money person is Ana (Maria Luísa Mendonça), and Juan is attracted to her.

Ana spent two years at a mental institution because she was considered "crazy", yet Juan sees Ana often.

Juan is training as a door-to-door salesman, but when a photographer gives him a viewfinder, it changes his life. He's put on the path to his later success as a Hollywood director.

Cast

  • Miguel Ángel Solá as Juan (adult)
  • Maria Luísa Mendonça as Ana
  • Walter Quiroz as Juan (young)
  • Xuxa Lopes as Lilith
  • Norma Aleandro as Mother
  • Villanueva Cosse as Father
  • Oscar Ferrigno Jr. as Martin
  • Alejandro Awada
  • Luis Luque
  • Distribution

    The film was first presented at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival in May.

    Release dates

  • Brazil: November 13, 1998
  • Argentina: December 3, 1998
  • France: November 17, 1999
  • Awards

    Nominations

  • Cannes Film Festival: Golden Palm; Héctor Babenco; 1998.
  • Argentine Film Critics Association Awards: Silver Condor; Best Actress, Maria Luísa Mendonça; 1999.
  • Cinema Brazil, Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Cinema Brazil Grand Prize; Best Actress, Maria Luísa Mendonça; Best Cinematography, Lauro Escorel; Best Director, Héctor Babenco; 2000.
  • References

    Foolish Heart (1998 film) Wikipedia
    Foolish Heart (1998 film) IMDb Foolish Heart (1998 film) themoviedb.org


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