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Heartaches (1981)

A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are ... See full summary »

Director:

Donald Shebib

Writer:

Terence Heffernan (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Margot Kidder ... Rita Harris
Annie Potts ... Bonnie Howard
Robert Carradine ... Stanley Howard
Winston Rekert Winston Rekert ... Marcello
George Touliatos ... Mario
Guy Sanvido Guy Sanvido ... Aldo
Arnie Achtman Arnie Achtman ... Alvin
Michael Zelniker ... Andy
Jefferson Mappin ... Willy
Maureen Fitzgerald Maureen Fitzgerald ... Anna
Albert Bernardo Albert Bernardo ... Stefane
Rena Tenen Rena Tenen ... Angela
Alberto De Rosa Alberto De Rosa ... Anselmo
Gino Marrocco Gino Marrocco ... Guido
Susan Conway Susan Conway ... Theresa (as Susan Conway Mitchell)
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Storyline

A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are polar opposites, the wife moves in with the young woman, and finds out that they have much more in common than she realized. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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One drinks. One swears. One sleeps around. One doesn't. You're gonna love 'em both.

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bonnie & Rita See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Budget:

CAD4,900,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Connections

References Gilda (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

Dolce Notte (Love scene and Act I) from 'Madame Butterfly'
Composed by Giacomo Puccini (as Puccini)
An original recording of Everest Records
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An oldie but a goo-die
6 March 2005 | by carmenvSee all my reviews

I recently caught this film on Showtime, after looking for it for well over twenty years. I had first seen it as a young girl, but it is just as fresh, sweet and endearing as it was back then. If you get a chance to check it out, please do. Margot Kidder is hilarious as Rita, and Annie Potts is good too. The ilm is essentially about a young woman who is really just learning about the world, and she is lucky enough to connect with an older, more experienced woman who is good hearted and kind. They run into many adventures along the way, and of course become friends. This must have been a sleeper back then, but it is still a gem. They don't make too many sensitive films that are funny anymore.


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