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Heat and Sunlight

1987 Rated R 1hr 38m

Set in San Francisco, this audacious indie film stars Rob Nilsson as Mel Hurley, a troubled photojournalist who can't seem to shake his jealousy and anger when his dancer girlfriend, Carmen (Consuelo Faust), dumps him. During the course of the next 16 hours, Mel tries desperately to salvage their failing relationship. The movie collected the Grand Jury Prize for drama at the 1988 Sundance Film Festival.

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Movie Details

1988 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Grand Jury Prize: Drama
1990 Independent Spirit Awards®
  • Best Feature nominee
Nudity, adult situations, strong sexual content, profanity
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.