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The Good Heart

san francisco, california homeless person suicide attempt friendship

The Good Heart

Release Date: September 11, 2009

Year    :   2009
Slogan    :   «Everyone needs a refuge from the world.»
Genres    :   Drama, Comedy, Romance
Production Companies    :   Nimbus Film, Forensic Films, Nordisk Film ShortCut, Palomar Pictures, Wild Bunch, ZDF/Arte, Zik Zak Filmworks, Agat Films & Cie / Ex Nihilo
Director    :   Dagur Kári
Producers    :   Robin O'Hara, Scott Macaulay, Kerry Barden, Sigurjón Sighvatsson, Skuli Fr. Malmquist, Thor Sigurjonsson, Paul Schnee
Writers    :   Dagur Kári
RunTime    :   95 mins.
Budget    :   3800000

Jacques is 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, 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.

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