• Released
  • February 24, 2011
  • (Limited 2/24/11)
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • Avant-garde / Experimental
Heartbeats Synopsis
A gay man and his female friend compete for the attention of a handsome newcomer.
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Critic Ratings

70
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Xavier Dolan is back with another madly stylish Montreal-made delight.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Delightful and insightful romantic comedy.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
A light, slight, wry look at the beautiful and besotted, which gets away with not having much to say, thanks to its charm and excessive...
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75

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Director Dolan gets the feeling of emptiness so right that anyone who has ever known the heartbreak of a crushing affair can easily...
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75

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Style over substance? Well, yes, but Dolan's a precocious talent (a decent actor, to boot), and at the advanced age of 21, has all the time...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The good news is that the movie advertises Dolan's delirious visual talent.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By David Wiegand
Right now, his (Dolan) work is fun to watch. Before long, it may very well be mandatory for anyone who values great filmmaking.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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Militantly superficial and revels overmuch in its campy gay sensibility, but is sporadically fun if not taken too seriously.
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65

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
There's a lot that works in Heartbeats - so much that its flaws stand out in disappointingly sharp relief.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The emotions veer from bawdy to sweet and then to obvious, though the film is stylish, and Dolan's artfulness helps when the movie loses...
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