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Head over Heels (1979)





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Movie Info

Based on the novel by Ann Beattie, the film concerns office-worker Charles (John Heard) who falls in love with a woman named Laura, (Mary Beth Hurt) who is separated from her husband. When Laura returns to her marriage, Charles becomes obsessed. The film is also known as Head over Heels.

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John Heard
as Charles Richardson
Mary Beth Hurt
as Laura Conley
Jerry Hardin
as Patterson
Allen Joseph
as Blind Man
Frances Bay
as Mrs. DeLillo
Griffin Dunne
as Dr. Mark
Ann Beattie
as Waitress
Oscar Rowland
as Hardware man
Linda Alper
as Girl Optician
Beverly Booth Rowland
as Woman in Park
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Critic Reviews for Head over Heels

All Critics (4)

A touching, acutely observed depiction of troubled romance, Joan Micklin Silver's [Head Over Heels] walks a fine line between absurdity and dolorousness and succeeds with sincerity.

September 11, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

[Director Joan Micklin Silver's] control is sound; her sense of humor and poignancy never falters.

August 14, 2019 | Full Review…

Occasionally funny when not irritating.

April 24, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Head over Heels

A good movie about love lost. There are some good actors in this movie, too. I liked it, it's good, not great, but good.

Aj V
Aj V

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