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      Straight Through the Heart

      Released Feb 21, 1986 1h 31m Drama List
      Reviews Anna Blume (Beate Jensen) is a 20-year-old woman who grows weary of her dead-end job at the supermarket. She meets a middle-aged dentist named Armin (Sepp Bierbichler) who offers her a bizarre but alluring proposition: He will pay her to live with him, and she will have no specific duties because all he wants is a female presence in his house. But when she moves in with the emotionally detached dentist, she falls in love with him, and together the two neurotics drift toward tragedy. Read More Read Less

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      Michael Bronski Gay Community News (Boston) Straight Through the Heart is wonderfully acted — Beate Jensen is riveting as the young woman — and well-photographed. Sep 19, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Anna Blume (Beate Jensen) is a 20-year-old woman who grows weary of her dead-end job at the supermarket. She meets a middle-aged dentist named Armin (Sepp Bierbichler) who offers her a bizarre but alluring proposition: He will pay her to live with him, and she will have no specific duties because all he wants is a female presence in his house. But when she moves in with the emotionally detached dentist, she falls in love with him, and together the two neurotics drift toward tragedy.
      Director
      Doris Dörrie
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      German
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Feb 21, 1986, Limited
      Runtime
      1h 31m