Playing By Heart

Genre:  Drama
Release Date: January 22, 1999

Current rating: Rating: 2.55
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Cast: Gena Rowlands, Steve Van Wormer, Gillian Anderson, Jay Mohr, Dennis Quaid, Angelina Jolie, Ellen Burstyn, Anthony Edwards, Jon Stewart, Madeleine Stowe, Patricia Clarkson, Hilary Duff, Jeremy Sisto


Once called Dancing About Architecture, the title was changed to If They Only Knew before becoming Playing By Heart. The film is sort of in the style of Robert Altman's Nashville wherein multiple players meet for various lengths of time in overlapping dramatic situations.

Everything revolves around their various contorted relationships and the tagline to the film is: If romance is a mystery, there's only one way to figure it out.

Director: Willard Carroll
Studio: Miramax Films
Producer(s): Willard Carroll, Meg Liberman, Thomas L. Whilhite
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