The Heart Specialist
|The Heart Specialist|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Dennis Cooper|
|Written by||Dennis Cooper|
|Edited by||Jonathan Schwartz|
|Distributed by||Freestyle Releasing|
|Box office||$1.1 million|
The Heart Specialist is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Dennis Cooper, and 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 and remained unreleased until 2011, when it was granted a limited theatrical release by Freestyle Releasing.
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.
- "Movie Review - Heart Specialist (Ways of the Flesh), The - eFilmCritic". efilmcritic. Retrieved 2017-10-03.
- "The Heart Specialist (2011) - Weekend Box Office Results". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2011-01-22.
- Official website
- The Heart Specialist on IMDb
- The Heart Specialist at Box Office Mojo
- The Heart Specialist at Rotten Tomatoes
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