Francis Ford Coppola‘s “One From the Heart: Reprise” is getting a restored re-release.

The 1982 film, which follows a couple in Las Vegas, landed a “Reprise” cut with more than 19 minutes of additional footage in September 2023, debuting at the Venice Film Festival. Overseen by Coppola, the 4K restoration of the “Reprise” cut comes courtesy of distributor Rialto Pictures, which will release the film in select theaters on January 19.

“I’ve always loved ‘One from the Heart,’ despite the disruption it caused in my dreams for American Zoetrope,” Coppola said. “However, there is magic in cinema and while preparing this film for 4K, it was apparent I could refine the story. This new version is an improvement in many ways and I am proud of what was achieved with ‘One from the Heart: Reprise.’”

“One From the Heart” centers on Hank (Frederic Forrest} and Frannie (Teri Garr) who break up on their fifth anniversary. Heading in separate ways and taking to the streets, they both meet and spend the night with strangers: Hank with the seductive Leila (Nastassja Kinski) a runaway circus performer, and Frannie with Ray (Raul Julia), a handsome waiter who moonlights as a cocktail pianist and singer. After another showdown, Frannie says that she is leaving Hank for Ray and that they plan to escape to Bora Bora. However, Hank follows her to the airport in a last-ditch attempt to win her back.

Lainie Kazan and Harry Dean Stanton also star in the film, which features an Oscar-nominated soundtrack by Tom Waits. Gene Kelly served as the choreographer for the musical.

The 4K restoration of “One From the Heart: Reprise” opens in New York and Los Angeles before rolling out to additional cities across the U.S. StudioCanal and Park Circus will be releasing the film in cinemas and home entertainment in the UK and Germany in early 2024.  

The restoration was supervised by Coppola and made in 4K by American Zoetrope and Roundabout Entertainment in the U.S. The 4K scans were lifted from the original camera negative, and great efforts have been made to add 13 minutes of original camera negative, restoring opticals and dupe negative. The restoration was approved by Coppola himself, as six minutes of IP were added to replace the original negative thought to be destroyed in a flood in Rome where the negative was kept. 

Coppola most recently directed self-funded “Megalopolis” starring Adam Driver, Aubrey Plaza, and a slew of A-listers in the ensemble cast.

“One From the Heart: Reprise” opens January 19 at the IFC Center in New York and at the Alamo DTLA in Los Angeles. Additional cities across the U.S. will follow.

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