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Stop the Pounding Heart is a 2013 documentary drama film written and directed by Roberto Minervini.[2] It is a co-production between the United States, Italy and France and had a special screening at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.[3] It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[4][5]

Stop the Pounding Heart
Stop the Pounding Heart film poster.jpg
Festival poster
Directed byRoberto Minervini
Written byRoberto Minervini
Diego Romero
StarringSara Carlson
CinematographyDiego Romero
Edited byMarie-Hélène Dozo
Release date
  • 18 May 2013 (2013-05-18) (Cannes)
  • 5 December 2013 (2013-12-05) (Italy)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2,500[1]


  • Sara Carlson as Sara
  • Colby Trichell as Colby
  • Tim Carlson as Himself
  • LeeAnne Carlson as Herself
  • Katarina Carlson as Herself
  • Christin Carlson as Herself
  • Grace Carlson as Herself
  • Linnea Carlson as Herself
  • Emma Carlson as Herself
  • Timothy Carlson as Himself


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  2. ^ "Stop the Pounding Heart: Cannes Review". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Stop the Pounding Heart". Cannes. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Stop the Pounding Heart". TIFF. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Toronto Adds 75+ Titles To 2013 Edition". Indiewire. Retrieved 30 August 2013.

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