Country : USA

Year : 2020

Run time : 1hr30

Version : in English, subtitled in French

Rating : +12

Director : Jonathan Cuartas

Producers : Kenny Oiwa Tiches, Anthony Pedone, Jesse Brown

Scenario : Jonathan Cuartas

Actors : Patrick Fugit, Ingrid Sophie Schram, Owen Campbell

Sales : Visit Films

Distribution : Shadowz

Feature debut

My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To

To ensure their young brother’s survival, Dwight and Jessie must provide him with human blood. The murders they commit to obtain it have led to a life of loneliness and isolation from society. Dwight dreams of a somewhere else, but to get there he must deal with his sister’s iron-clad determination to preserve the family unit.

In his feature debut, Jonathan Cuartas delves into the intimate world of siblings in crisis. Imbued with the fantastic, My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To modernises the vampire myth and pushes its characters to make the worst possible choices to protect their family. A horror thriller about mourning and emancipation.