‘Beautifully Shot and Flawlessly Acted’ THE GOOD HEART to Premiere as a Sneak Preview on HDNet Movies
DALLAS, April 28 /PRNewswire/ — HDNet Movies presents a special Sneak Preview of the movie THE GOOD HEART, starring Brian Cox and Paul Dano TONIGHT, Wednesday, April 28 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Laura Kern of Film Comment says of THE GOOD HEART, “What characters! An eccentric buddy-film gone right. Brian Cox is perfectly cast and the sharpness of the script steers the action clear of cliche,” while Pete Hammond of Box Office Magazine says, “Writer/Director Dagur Kari, an Icelandic talent with a sharp ear for colorful off-the-wall dialogue and an eye for finding a ray of sunshine in the darkest corners of humanity, has crafted a small but unique story about two disparate souls who merge at the moment of truth and save each other from themselves.” “Beautifully shot and flawlessly performed by the stellar cast…a film that packs a considerable emotional punch,” says Todd Brown of Twitch Film.
Brian Cox stars as Jacques, the curmudgeonly owner of a gritty New York dive bar that serves as home to a motley assortment of professional drinkers. Jacques is determinedly drinking and smoking himself to death when he meets Lucas (Dano), a homeless young man who has already given up on life. Determined to keep his legacy alive, Jacques deems Lucas is a fitting heir and takes him under his wing, schooling him in the male-centric laws of his alcoholic clubhouse: no new customers, no fraternizing with customers and, absolutely no women. Lucas is a quick study, but their friendship is put to the test when the distraught and beautiful April (Isild Le Besco) shows up at the bar seeking shelter, and Lucas insists they help her out.
THE GOOD HEART is the latest installment in the HDNet Movies Sneak Preview series. Only HDNet Movies presents exclusive Sneak Previews of films to viewers before they premiere in theaters. All Sneak Preview films are free to HDNet Movies subscribers.
HDNet Movies will offer THE GOOD HEART as a special Sneak Preview on Wednesday, April 28 at 8:00 p.m. ET, with encore presentations at 9:45 and 11:30 p.m. ET that same evening.
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