Crimes of the Heart

United States, 1986

Film
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Unconventional comedy in which three writers reunite and share their problems, eccentricities and idiosyncrasies during a reunion. The youngest has just been released from prison after shooting her husband because he beat up her black lover. During their time together assorted family secrets are revealed. Based on play of the same name by Beth Henley, which won a Pulitzer Prize. Stars Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange and Sissy Spacek.

Credits

production designer

Ken Adam

producer

Freddie Fields

production company

De Laurentiis Entertainment Group

Duration

01:41:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36795

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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