Read the Empire review of Wild At Heart. Find out everything you need to know about the film from the world's biggest movie destination. Critic Reviews for Wild At Heart. All Critics September 17, | Rating: C- | Full Review February 21, | Rating: B+ | Full Review Rating : R (adult situations/language, nudity, vi. As petty criminal Sailor (Cage) and his lover Lula (Dern) go on the run through a murderous Deep South, fleeing but meeting sleazy oddballs hired by Lula's. She sends out a hitman to dispose of Sailor and bring back her daughter, but the lovely couple are on the run from her and the law. February 10, Rating: And the final scene, where Sailor and Lula reaffirm their love, lacks the beauty and irony of Blue Velvet's ending, which manages to be both uplifting and watchful. The faces seem part of the nightmare as much as the action. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. EVENTS Awards Central Oscars Golden Globes Sundance Cannes Comic-Con Emmy Awards Venice Film Festival Toronto Film Festival Festival Central Tribeca All Events. Wild at Heart has risen from the ashes of former family dramas like Heartbeat to become the centre piece of ITV's Sunday nights and rightly so. Barry Gifford novel , David Lynch screenplay. Sometimes the writing makes the acting is a little forced, but the characters are touchable and grow and change. NEWS Top News Movie News TV News Celebrity News Indie News COMMUNITY Contributor Zone Polls. Enjoy the goodness of your regenerate heart, but depend upon i. Nine out of ten. The basic gist of the film is disarmingly simple--Sailor and Lula are headed across the country, with an eventual goal of California, as Marietta tries to arrange for Sailor to be put away for good.