Playing By Heart


2h 1m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Set in Los Angeles a chorus of talkers discuss the ups and downs of love, marriage and breaking up: the 40th anniversary of Hannah and Paul is darkened by jealousy; Joan meets Keenan in a phone booth while breaking up with her current boyfriend; Meredith is an overachiever who sends Trent packing be

Film Details

Also Known As
Carte du coeur, La
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 1m

Synopsis

Set in Los Angeles a chorus of talkers discuss the ups and downs of love, marriage and breaking up: the 40th anniversary of Hannah and Paul is darkened by jealousy; Joan meets Keenan in a phone booth while breaking up with her current boyfriend; Meredith is an overachiever who sends Trent packing before he has a chance to find a single flaw in her; Gracie and Roger are hot in love, too bad that they are both married to others; Mildred tries to accept that her son Mark is in the final stages of AIDS related diseases; Hugh is a drunk who constantly makes passes at Alice; and Melanie's best friend is a drag queen.

Crew

Tom Adair

Song

Kurt Albrecht

Coproducer

Howard Anderson

Titles

Kacy Andrews

Associate Producer

Ray Anthony

Song Performer

Luiz Antonia

Song

Chet Baker

Song Performer

Ian Ball

Song

John Barry

Music

John Barry

Music Conductor

Robert Batha

Sound Effects Editor

Les Baxter

Song

Eric Bergen

Song

Mark Berger

Rerecording

Jeffrey Berk

Production Supervisor

Ron Berosian

Adr Mixer

Alberto Bertapelle

Song

John S Bkaer

Special Effects

Paul Blackburn

Song

Luiz Bonfa

Song

Carla Bowen

Assistant Director

Dan Bradley

Stunt Coordinator

Kelly Cabral

Sound Editor

Patrick Cabral

Foley Artist

Irene Cagen

Casting

Michele A Carmel

Production Coordinator

Cindy Carr

Set Decorator

Willard Carroll

Screenplay

Willard Carroll

Producer

Neneh Cherry

Song

Grady Cofer

Visual Effects

Charlie Daboub

Art Director

Paul Davis

Other

Robert Dawson

Titles

Matt Dennis

Song

J Di Salvio

Song

Cas Donovan

Assistant Director

Jimmy Dorsey

Song

Robert Eaglesham

Song

Guy East

Executive Producer

Skye Edwards

Song

Jane English

Makeup

Will Evans

Other

Paul Feldsher

Executive Producer

Djalma Ferreira

Song

April Ferry

Costume Designer

Heather Lee Fraker

Makeup Artist

Kristi Frankenheimer-davis

Location Manager

Susan Germaine

Hair

Nerses Gezalyan

Foley Mixer

Hector Gika

Sound Effects Editor

Jill Rene Gilbert

Post-Production Coordinator

Paul Godfrey

Song

Ross Godfrey

Song

Kathy Goodman

Other

William Gray

Song

Catherine Harper

Foley Artist

Barbara Harris

Adr

P.j. Harvey

Song

P.j. Harvey

Song Performer

Tim Haslam

Other

John Hiatt

Song

Melissa Hofmann

Rerecording

Melanie Hughes-weaver

Makeup Artist

Adam Kay

Music Editor

Kelly Kiernan

Assistant Director

Karen Kloak

Music Coordinator

Clifford Kohlweck

Music Editor

Edward Kowalczyk

Song

Edward Kowalczyk

Song Performer

Patricia Lamberti

Foley Editor

Duane Larson

Song

Ben Lee

Song Performer

Ben Lee

Song

Ben Lee

Other

Meg Liberman

Producer

Ottmar Liebert

Song

Ottmar Liebert

Song Performer

Carlane Passman Little

Wardrobe

Kimaree Long

Dialogue Editor

David C Lowery

Song

Paul Madeira

Song

Paul Malo

Song

Jennifer Mann

Adr Supervisor

Antonio Maria

Song

Emanuel Millar

Hair Stylist

Junie Morrison

Song

Benjamin Ottewll

Song

Kelly Oxford

Foley Editor

Oliver James Peacock

Song

Angel Pine

Post-Production Supervisor

Mark Poll

Set Decorator

Dana Porte

Adr

Andre Previn

Song

Dory Previn

Song

Bonnie Raitt

Song

Arthur Rochester

Sound Mixer

Andre Salvet

Song

Denise Sanders

Animal Trainer

Scott Sanders

Sound Effects

Dennis Sands

Music

Kim Santantonio

Hair Stylist

Pietro Scalia

Editor

Janeen Schreyer

Makeup Artist

Jain Sekuler

Script Supervisor

Timothy R Sexton

Music Supervisor

Nigel Sinclair

Executive Producer

Christina Smith

Makeup

Wylie Stateman

Sound Editor

Lauren Stephens

Dialogue Editor

Missy Stewart

Production Designer

Patte Strong-lord

Set Designer

Merri Suarman

Casting Associate

Jon Title

Sound Effects Editor

Joseph Urbanczyk

Camera Operator

Joseph Urbanczyk

Director Of Photography

P Urso

Song

Haig Vartzbedian

Song

Bob Weinstein

Executive Producer

Harvey Weinstein

Executive Producer

Thomas L Wilhite

Producer

David Witz

Co-Executive Producer

David Witz

Unit Production Manager

Chris Young

Song

William Zsigmond

Director Of Photography

Paul Zydel

Adr Mixer

Film Details

Also Known As
Carte du coeur, La
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 1m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 30, 1998

Wide Release in United States January 22, 1999

Released in United States on Video August 17, 1999

Released in United States January 1999

Released in United States February 1999

Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival January 7-18, 1999.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival February 10-21, 1999.

Began shooting May 5, 1998.

Completed shooting June 30, 1998.

Cinemascope

Released in United States Winter December 30, 1998

Wide Release in United States January 22, 1999

Released in United States on Video August 17, 1999

Released in United States January 1999 (Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival January 7-18, 1999.)

Released in United States February 1999 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival February 10-21, 1999.)