Reserved yoga instructor May's peaceful, clean-living life is thrown out of balance by the arrival of her long-lost sister Shiva, a street-smart yet naive young woman trapped in an abusive relationship. May feels compelled to rescue the hapless Shiva, but she finds herself increasingly drawn out of her sedate world and deeper into Shiva's chaotic one.
|Actors:||Zosia Mamet , Jessica Biel , Joe Anderson , Edi Gathegi , Kate Burton , Exie Booker , Sherina Mikasa , Kat Purgal , LaToya Gulley , Michelle Brew , Lacey Alessandra , Mauricio Gomez Amoretti|
For some audiences, Bleeding Heart may deliver some much needed catharsis, but it’s ultimately a hollow film that isn’t concerned with consequences or the echoing cycle of violence, just vanquishing the bad guy, reclaiming a dime store sense of “freedom,” and not much more.The Playlist Full Review
Writer-director Diane Bell suggests that these women are so steeped in low self-esteem and codependency that they would not be able to leave their men if they didn't have each other.Los Angeles Times Full Review