One from the Heart

One from the Heart

Director: Francis Ford Coppola Cast: Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Nastassja Kinski
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One from the Heart

Francis Ford Coppola's offbeat and visually striking take on the great Hollywood musicals has been given a lavish presentation for its release on DVD. One From the Heart has been transferred to disc in its original full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1 under the supervision of cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, and the audio has been remixed for playback in Dolby Digital 5.1. The dialogue is in English, with no multiple-language options included. The wide array of bonus materials includes an audio commentary from Coppola; an isolated music track featuring the song score by Tom Waits; a short subject on the making of the film made to promote its original release; a documentary on American Zoetrope, Coppola's ambitious and ill-fated production company; another documentary on the ground-breaking "electronic cinema" techniques pioneered with this film; a profile of Tom Waits, which explores his collaboration with Coppola and singer Crystal Gayle for this film; demo recordings and alternate takes from Waits' score; rehearsal footage and deleted scenes; a gallery of production photos; and more.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/27/2004
UPC: 0695026000129
Original Release: 1982
Rating: R
Source: Fantoma
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:40:00

Special Features

Stunning new high definition transfer in the original aspect ratio of 1.33:1, supervised by cinematographer Vittorio Storaro; Feature length audio commentary by director Francis Ford Coppola; Soundtrack remixed and remastered in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound from the original Tom Waits studio session; Isolated music only track in 5.1 Dolby Digital; The Dream Studio; The Electronic Cinema; Tom Waits and the music of One From the Heart; The making of One From the Heart; Previously unreleased demo recordings and alternate takes of Tom Waits' music; Deleted and alternate scenes; Videotaped rehearsals; Theatrical trailers; Photo gallery; Rare materials

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frederic Forrest Hank
Teri Garr Franny
Nastassja Kinski Leila
Raul Julia Ray
Lainie Kazan Maggie
Harry Dean Stanton Moe
Allen Garfield Restaurant Owner
Carmine Coppola Couple in Elevator
Italia Coppola Couple in Elevator
Edward Blackoff Understudy
Rebecca de Mornay Understudy
Javier Grajeda Understudy
Cynthia Kania Understudy
Monica Scattini Understudy
Ron Colby Actor
Tom Dahlgren Actor
Jim Dunn Actor
Michael Fink Actor
Jack Lindauer Actor
Barbara McBane Actor
Michael Hacker Actor
Crystal Gayle Singer
Tom Waits Singer

Technical Credits
Francis Ford Coppola Director,Screenwriter
Bob Alcivar Score Composer
Jeffery B. Angell Makeup
Armyan Bernstein Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter
Teddy Edwards Score Composer
Rudi Fehr Editor
Gary Fettis Set Decoration/Design
Gray Fredrickson Producer
Ronald V. Garcia Cinematographer
Bernard Gersten Producer
Anne Goursaud Editor
Angelo P. Graham Art Director
Ruth Morley Costumes/Costume Designer
Kenny Ortega Choreography
Randy Roberts Editor
Fred Roos Producer
Ralph S. Singleton Production Manager
Vittorio Storaro Cinematographer
Robert Swarthe Special Effects
Dean Tavoularis Production Designer
Tom Waits Score Composer,Songwriter

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Feature
1. Once Upon a Time [5:42]
2. Happy Anniversary [5:46]
3. Seal it With a Kiss [8:10]
4. Just a New Year's Kiss [5:18]
5. Old Boyfriends [4:20]
6. Ray & Leila [6:35]
7. "Sayin' Something" [2:00]
8. I Beg Your Pardon [4:15]
9. Near Misses [3:13]
10. "Adam & Eve on a Raft" [3:28]
11. Little Boy Blue [5:12]
12. Party on the Strip [4:58]
13. A Night of Passion [1:29]
14. The Morning After [7:32]
15. You Can't Unring a Bell [6:52]
16. The Airport [7:12]
17. This One's From the Heart [5:06]
18. Take Me Home [3:48]
19. End Credits [2:55]

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One from the Heart 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I've long been both a Tom Waits and Francis Ford Copolla fan, but prior to seeing this film I'd almost given up on musicals altogether. Copolla does a magnificent job of uniting narrative music with stunning visuals and charming performances. Initially this film recieved a lot of scornful cristicism, as often genre-bending films do. Hopefully now after 20 years we can look at it as outsiders and appreciate it for the gem that it really is. Can you think of another movie from this era that resembles it the slightest bit? Howabout another one of Francis Ford Copolla's films? Originality. That's the kind of courage we hope to see still today in Cinema, sink or swim.
Guest More than 1 year ago
There are so many misfires in 'One From The Heart' that one is instantly struck by the prospect that Francis Ford Coppola could have produced and directed such a lemon. The music is rich, in a sort of ultra vapid glossy sheen that most late 70s, early 80s soundtracks employed, but it is lacking in one memorable song. The performances by Terri Garr (Frannie) and Frederic Forrest (Hank) are...well, performances ¿ hollow, clunky dumb show that cannot buttress the gaudy trappings of an obvious set constructed to look like the Las Vegas strip. After Frannie and Hank decide to call it quits on their marriage they embark on pursuits to bag their romantic ideals. He falls for Leila (Natassja Kinski), she for Ray (Raul Julia). But are their second chances at romance genuine or have Fran and Hank left the real thing behind? Despite masterful camera work and the technological know-how of a brilliant editor, choreographer and director, the film itself only comes to life in miserable fits and lack luster sparks. This isn't a movie musical that you will always remember. On the contrary ¿ it¿s one you'd rather forget! The transfer is gorgeous - making one dwell on the fact that nothing else in the production quite lives up to the way things initially look on the screen. Colors are rich, vibrant and well balanced. Black levels are bang on and there is a remarkable amount of clarity and fine details rendered throughout. Contrast levels are beautifully realized. The audio has been remixed and cleaned up. Superbly remastered sums up this DVD experience. It¿s still an awful film, however. Extras include nearly 6 hours of incredible vintage hoopla that is almost worth your money. We get Coppola's extensive video journal of the production as well as his documentation of Zoetrope Studios. Clearly Coppola saw himself as the next David O. Selznick in Hollywood. A pity 'One from the Heart' wasn't the next 'Gone With The Wind'.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago