The Heart Specialist
|The Heart Specialist|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Dennis Cooper|
|Edited by||Jonathan Schwartz|
|Distributed by||Freestyle Releasing|
|Running time||99 minutes|
The Heart Specialist is a romantic comedy film starring Wood Harris, Zoe Saldana, Brian J. White, and Mýa. Originally released under the title Ways of the Flesh, the film premiered at the 2006 Boston Film Festival. The film was written, produced, and directed by Dennis Cooper and was released in limited theaters in the United States on January 14, 2011.
A modern comedy about the everyday perils of first year medical residents at a shabby south Florida hospital. Wood Harris is the Chief Resident, who teaches the trainees how to save lives and not take themselves too seriously, all the while hiding a chilling secret of his own.
- Wood Harris as Dr. Sidney Zachary
- Zoe Saldana as Donna
- Brian J. White as Dr. Ray Howard
- Mýa as Valerie
- Scott Paulin as Dr. Graves
- David S. Lee as Dr. Propper
- Kenneth Choi as Mitchell Kwan
- Marla Gibbs as Ms. Overwood
- Jenifer Lewis as Nurse Jackson
- Method Man as Lorenzo
- Jasmine Guy
- Terrence J
- Ed Asner
- Scheck, Frank. "The Heart Specialist -- Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "The Heart Specialist (2011) - Weekend Box Office Results". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2011-01-22.