Crimes of the Heart is a 1986 American black comedy, southern gothic film directed by Bruce Beresford. The screenplay by Beth Henley is adapted from her Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. The story focuses on the Magrath sisters - Meg, Babe, and Lenny - who reunite at the family home in Hazlehurst, Mississippi after Babe shoots her abusive husband. The three were raised by Old Granddaddy after their mother hanged herself and the family cat and have been eccentric ever since. Lenny is a wallflower who bemoans her shriveled ovary. Egocentric Meg is a singer whose Hollywood career...
|Release date:||December 12, 1986|
|Directed by:||Bruce Beresford|
|Music by:||Georges Delerue|
|Screenplay by:||Beth Henley|
|Adapted from:||Crimes of the Heart|