One From the Heart (1982)



Critic Consensus: A misfire from director Francis Ford Coppola.

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In this extravagant romantic comedy, a pair of lovers, contemptuous of their over-familiarity with each other, split up to look for greener pastures. Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola spared no expense with this film, and the production and cinematography are exquisite.

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Armyan Bernstein, Francis Ford Coppola
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 27, 2004
Columbia Pictures - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for One From the Heart

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (12)

A hybrid musical romantic fantasy, lavishing giddy heights of visual imagination and technical brilliance onto a wafer-thin story of true love turned sour, then sweet.

Full Review… | December 11, 2007
Top Critic

At times the project seems in danger of being scuppered by its own lavishness; the saving grace is a light heart.

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

An interesting production but not a good movie.

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

There's not a moment in One From the Heart when Mr. Coppola isn't after something romantic and glorious, something inexpressibly grand. At times, he even gets what he's after.

Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

[An] often maligned, giddy, superlative romantic musical.

April 15, 2004
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

A playful, delightfully unfathomable piece of magic.

January 16, 2004
Washington Post
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for One From the Heart

Notoriously expensive film is a visual fest for the eyes but the slender bones of the story that all those images rest on can't support it or hold the viewers interest. Frederic Forrest is a good actor but he wasn't cut out to be a leading man.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

Gorgeous to look at, but kind of slow, but the cinematography is stunning, but it's fairly uneven, but that uneven-ness is photographed by Vittorio Storaro.

I would also like to note that it's a crime that so much of Stararo's work isn't avaliable on blu-ray.

Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer


I liked this movie for the most part, the story, sets, and songs go well together, but it could have been better.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

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