Be the first to discover new talent! Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Despite its title and the way it was marketed, " Random Hearts" isn't really a romance, so try to get that idea out of your head before you see it. If you go expecting hearts and flowers, you will be disappointed at least, and probably disoriented. Oct 08, 1999" Random Hearts, " directed by Sydney Pollack, is too intent on its agenda to stop and observe that; it is about the living and not the dead.
Harrison Ford plays a District of Columbia police sergeant, and Kristin Scott Thomas is a Republican congresswoman from New Hampshire. RANDOM HEARTS is an interesting and moving, but flawed, story about two survivors who have thheir spouses lose their lives in an airline crash on their to way to an adulterous tryst. Oct 08, 1999 Random Hearts movie reviews& Metacritic score: An airplane crashes into the Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors.
This event is the beginning of a mystery " Random Hearts" is an obvious and, perhaps, even admirable attempt to bring a more mature, adultoriented love story to the screen. It's a shame, then, that all involved seem to have confused dreariness with profundity and gloominess with depth. Random Hearts was a difficult film for me to enjoy. It was so heartwrenching to watch as two basically nice people are blindsided by circumstance and painfully drawn to each other as if Random Hearts was poorly received by critics.
Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes retrospectively gives the film a rating of 15 based on reviews collected from 87 critics. [7 The film received a 38 approval rating on Metacritic, based on 35 reviews. Random Hearts is the long, drawn out, unbearably slow story of Dutch Van Der Brock (Ford) and Kay Chandler (Thomas), an IAD Sergeant and a congresswoman.
Both of their spouses are cheating on them when the adulterer's plane crashes in the Chesapeake Bay. Random Hearts has 227 ratings and 24 reviews. Minrose said: I read this book because I had watched the movie, Random Hearts, this book was too tragic. Th Random Hearts has 227 ratings and 24 reviews.
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Reading the book I kept visualizing Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas as Edward and Vivien. It had me juggling the story in a different way.