"...PLAYING BY HEART percolates with an earnest charm. Much of that sweetness emanates from Ms. Jolie..."
USA Today - 01/22/1999
"...There are no bad performances in PLAYING BY HEART....It's a good actors' showcase....The most pleasant surprises are performances by actors who get a chance to prove there's more to them than you ever knew..."
Los Angeles Times - 12/30/1998
"...Its terrain is emotional...and Carroll probes it deeply and engagingly....Rowlands and Connery are so absolutely right for each other it's a wonder no one ever teamed them before..."
Premiere - 06/01/2005 "[The film] offers unique pleasures, among them Sean Connery's pas de deux with Gena Rowlands."
A sprawling cast come together to tell this tale of romance and love in the 90's. The ensemble players discuss love and relationships throughout the film, and by the end of the picture, everyone has learned a valuable lesson: never give up on love. A touching romantic drama with several entertaining twists.