The Good Heart


1h 39m 2009

Brief Synopsis

A young homeless man, Lucas, is taken under the wing of Jacques, a bar owner, recovering from his fifth heart attack. Knowing his days are numbered, Jacques decides to train Lucas to take over his bar.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ein gutes Herz, Good Heart
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Bir Film; Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Forensic Films; Nordic Film & TV Fond; Wild Bunch
Distribution Company
Magnolia Pictures; Alamode Film; Alta Films; Gutek Film Sp. Z O.O.; Le Pacte; Magnolia Home Entertainment; Magnolia Pictures; Scanbox Entertainment; Sena; Tiglon A.S.; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

A young homeless man, Lucas, is taken under the wing of Jacques, a bar owner, recovering from his fifth heart attack. Knowing his days are numbered, Jacques decides to train Lucas to take over his bar.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ein gutes Herz, Good Heart
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Bir Film; Danish Film Institute (Dfi); Forensic Films; Nordic Film & TV Fond; Wild Bunch
Distribution Company
Magnolia Pictures; Alamode Film; Alta Films; Gutek Film Sp. Z O.O.; Le Pacte; Magnolia Home Entertainment; Magnolia Pictures; Scanbox Entertainment; Sena; Tiglon A.S.; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner of the Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Award at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.

Released in United States Spring April 30, 2010

Released in United States September 2009

Released in United States October 2009

Released in United States March 2010

Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Competition) September 4-13, 2009.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 8-16, 2009.

Shown at South by Southwest Film Festival (Festival Favorites) March 12-20, 2010.

Released in United States Spring April 30, 2010 (NYC)

Released in United States September 2009 (Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Competition) September 4-13, 2009. )

Ryan Gosling and Tom Waits previously attached to star.

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 8-16, 2009.)

Released in United States March 2010 (Shown at South by Southwest Film Festival (Festival Favorites) March 12-20, 2010.)