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Dome Pondering Movie Review: Hearts Beat Loud (2018)

What is it about? 

A father and daughter form an unlikely duo and work through changes in their lives the summer before she leaves for college.

Who is in it? 

Nick Offerman - Frank Fisher

Kiersey Clemons - Sam Fisher

Toni Collette - Leslie

Favorite Scene: 

After a rep from a record label stops by to chat with Frank about the "band", he confronts Sam about the option which leads to a crossroads in what both want out of their lives, and in dealing with their relationship.

Favorite Quote: 

"Every now and then, Frankie, we have to accept our circumstances and adapt accordingly."
"You gotta be brave before you can be good."


As always, I'm a sucker for a good indie film. Throw in a coming-of-age theme and moral, and I'm down. Hearts Beat Loud is no different. The film is such a great representation of how we deal with change, the difficulty in it, and that we can still carry our experiences with us beyond the change.

Nick Offerman was his usual solid self in this film, and Kiersey Clemons continues to impress me beyond my previous exposure to her talent in Dope.

All in all, this is a good film. You won't be disappointed.

Grade: 2.5/5

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