Language of a Broken Heart Synopsis
A neurotic best-selling author on love, with the heightened emotional capacity of a woman, can write so eloquently on the subject, but can’t keep girls from leaving him.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Nothing terribly special here, but perfectly played and a spiritual cousin to such early ’90s indies as “Naked in New York” and “Ed’s Next...
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
Although Language of a Broken Heart, a romantic comedy written by and starring Juddy Talt, eventually drowns in clichés and predictability,...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The film lacks the originality or wit to differentiate it from the countless other indie romantic comedies littering our screens.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Mary Houlihan
Language of a Broken Heart has the Lifetime Network written all over it. It’s a fitting entry for that venue but as a theatrical feature,...
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Los Angeles Times

By Glenn Whipp
The film, directed by first-timer Rocky Powell, has a different happy ending in mind, one that adheres to rom-com formulas in a manner that...
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38

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Part of the limp-rag ambience is due to Talt, who seems to be channeling Sarah Jessica Parker — which, unsurprisingly, does not work....
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Austin Chronicle

By Kimberley Jones
Back to that question of medium: Scrubbed of the few, ill-fitting four-letter words that earned it an R, Language of a Broken Heart might...
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Slant Magazine

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A feigned attempt at a stereotypically quirky indie film that has virtually nothing in the way of formal sophistication or narrative...
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Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
Full of familiar tropes, exhausted rhythms, self-conscious references to genre forebears...Language of a Broken Heart, directed by Rocky...
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Great film, don't miss it

By lfilm
Delightful romantic comedy that was different - in a good way - from the typical romantic comedy that we've become so accustomed to. Great characters and acting. A definite must see!...

Usually hate romantic comedies

By riggsfilm
I didn't want to go to this film, but my girlfriend made me. Even though I only recognized Osacr Nunez from The Office, the cast was amazing and I really liked the film....

Surprise Sleeper

By filmster1
Didn't know what to expect with this film, but loved it!! Simple story with wonderful actors. It didn't try and be something more than a solid love story. Much better than Safe Haven....

a nice way to spend an afternoon!

By karentbeardsley
Went to see this new romcom this afternoon and it made my day. New faces in a charming movie. The lead is a handsome newcomer who i hope we will be seeing around a lot more. Kate French is...

Well written fun quirky movie

By smelisande
I liked this film a lot. It was written quite well. The women in this movie were fantastic. I was connected and invested in the characters. This movie moves along at a nice pace and is an...

Loved Language

By kasspowell
Really fun film. It was such a fresh approach to a romantic comedy....

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Sweet & Funny!

By saa1007
We loved this movie! The characters were believable and likable. A stand up & cheer at the end kind of flick that anyone who's been in love can relate to! Go see it!...

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Rated R | For Some Sexual References