Head over Heels (1979)





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Joan Micklin Silver's writing and direction are at the heart of this wistful recollection of a romance, based on Ann Beattie's novel Chilly Scenes of Winter. The film concerns Charles (John Heard), who recalls his love affair with Laura (Mary Beth Hurt). It has been a year since Laura has left him and returned to her husband Ox (Mark Metcalf) and stepdaughter Rebecca. But Charles thinks about her all the time and even has imaginary conversations with her. Charles met Laura in the filing room at … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Joan Micklin Silver
In Theaters:
MGM Home Entertainment



as Charles Richardson

as Laura Conley

as Patterson

as Blind Man

as Mrs. DeLillo

as Dr. Mark

as Waitress

as Hardware man

as Girl Optician
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Critic Reviews for Head over Heels

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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August 21, 2005

Full Review… | March 10, 2003
Austin Chronicle

Audience Reviews for Head over Heels

A good movie about love lost. There are some good actors in this movie, too. I liked it, it's good, not great, but good.

Aj V

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