Lonely Hearts (1983)

Lonely Hearts

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Effusive piano tuner Norman Kaye is on the less sunny side of forty and still unattached. Shy and self-effacing office worker Wendy Hughes is likewise getting on in years sans a lifetime companion. From the outset, we know that Kaye and Hughes will somehow come together. This, however, is the only predictable aspect of this quirky Australian comedy. Director Paul Cox co-wrote the ever-fresh screenplay of Lonely Hearts with John Clarke. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: John Clarke, Paul Cox
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 26, 2001
Runtime:
Samuel Goldwyn Company

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Cast


as Patricia

as George Theater Direc...

as Pamela Peter's Siste...

as Bruce Pamela's Husba...

as Wig Salesman

as Bingo Caller

as Flower Seller

as "Bye Bye Blackbird" ...

as Old Couple in Park

as Man in Toilet

as Bank Customer

as Taxi driver

as Sally Gordon

as Detective

as Patricia's mother

as Rosemarie
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Critic Reviews for Lonely Hearts

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

One of the small but valuable gems of Australian cinema, Lonely Hearts is a gently ascerbic film, if there is such a thing, exploring an Australia from a rather different perspective than was the usual case in the 70s and 80s

Full Review… | August 25, 2007
Urban Cinefile

One of my all-time favorites.

Full Review… | August 6, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An endearing tale of the ways in which love comes in its own sweet time.

Full Review… | August 19, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

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