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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.
Jason Gorber
Film Scouts
June 21, 2007
A flawed film, to be sure, but one certainly ripe for reexamination some 20 years on.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
January 11, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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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.
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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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.
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 15, 2004
... simultaneously ahead of its time and delightfully quaint, a simple romantic comedy that revels in the dreamy artifice of a meticulously re-created fantasy Las Vegas.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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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
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
December 22, 2003
If any film from the 1980s needs to be re-examined, it's Francis Ford Coppola's One from the Heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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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+
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Jon Fortgang
Film4
May 24, 2003
A grand tribute to the power of love.
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine
February 12, 1982
This has matured over the years into a very likeable and moving romance with much to recommend it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

People Magazine
March 13, 2015
Perhaps next time Coppola can open his heart without losing his head.
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
March 13, 2015
A great big beautiful bore, ornately directed by Francis Coppola, with little charm and less meaning.

TV Guide
December 11, 2007
Razzle-dazzle gimmickry and photographic techniques dwarf the trivial story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
August 27, 2005
| Original Score: 0/5
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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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