Cinema: Surrendering to the Big Dream

ONE FROM THE HEART Directed by Francis Coppola Screenplay by Armyan Bernstein and Francis Coppola

The hope and the hype surrounding Francis Coppola's latest exercise in free-fall parachuting should not obscure one fact: One from the Heart is also a movie. In any other case, and with no disrespect intended, one could say it is just a movie. No government will topple, no arms treaty will be aborted at the reception of this novelettish romance about a guy and a gal, together five years, who go on separate flings one Las Vegas Independence Day....

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