One From the Heart Reviews

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Variety Staff
Variety
December 11, 2007
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.
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Kevin Jackson
Time Out
January 26, 2006
At times the project seems in danger of being scuppered by its own lavishness; the saving grace is a light heart.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
An interesting production but not a good movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
August 30, 2004
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.
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Douglas Pratt
Hollywood Reporter
April 15, 2004
[An] often maligned, giddy, superlative romantic musical.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 16, 2004
A playful, delightfully unfathomable piece of magic.
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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
January 2, 2004
An integral piece of the oeuvre of one of America's great directors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
December 26, 2003
A bold experiment in style and technique that doesn't work.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
December 5, 2003
An ambitious misfire by a brilliant filmmaker.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
December 5, 2003
Underwritten and overdirected.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
November 25, 2003
It still feels like an exercise, but it's a beautiful one.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
It isn't very good, but at least the highly touted technology is put firmly in the service of the (sometimes painfully sincere) emotions that Francis Ford Coppola wants to communicate, which is more than you can say for Apocalypse Now.