American Heart

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American Heart
American Heart poster.jpg
Directed byMartin Bell
Produced byJeff Bridges
Rosilyn Heller
Screenplay byPeter Silverman
Martin Bell
Mary Ellen Mark
StarringJeff Bridges
Edward Furlong
Music byJames Newton Howard
CinematographyJames R. Bagdonas
Edited byNancy Baker
Production
  company
Triton Pictures
Release date(s)
  • May 7, 1993 (1993-05-07)
Running time113 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
 
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This article is about the 1993 American film. For the 2012 Faith Hill song, see American Heart (song). For the 2007 A. A. Bondy Album, see American Hearts.
American Heart
American Heart poster.jpg
Directed byMartin Bell
Produced byJeff Bridges
Rosilyn Heller
Screenplay byPeter Silverman
Martin Bell
Mary Ellen Mark
StarringJeff Bridges
Edward Furlong
Music byJames Newton Howard
CinematographyJames R. Bagdonas
Edited byNancy Baker
Production
  company
Triton Pictures
Release date(s)
  • May 7, 1993 (1993-05-07)
Running time113 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

American Heart is a 1992 film by Martin Bell, starring Edward Furlong and Jeff Bridges.[1] It was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award in a number of categories, and won in the Best Male Lead category.

Synopsis[edit]

American Heart tells the story of a recently released convict (Jeff Bridges) pursued by his 12-year-old son (Edward Furlong), who hungers for a father and insists on joining him on Seattle's skid row.

Production[edit]

The screenplay for American Heart was based on this material on the documentary film Streetwise.[citation needed]

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