Hearts Bleed In Jonathan Cuartas’ ‘My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To’ Trailer (2020)

How far are you willing to go to save your family? In My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To, we will see two siblings go to the ultimate depths to keep their little brother alive. The film premiered at Tribeca last year and played in other genre festivals such as Nightstream and Sao Paulo. Celluloid Screams hosted its UK premiere. Check out the heart bleeding trailer below!


Dwight (Patrick Fugit) and Jessie (Ingrid Sophie Schram) who put all their energy into keeping their little brother Thomas (Owen Campbell) alive. But he craves human blood.

My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To was written and directed by Jonathan Cuartas. The film is Cuartas’ first feature film. It stars Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous, Dead Birds 2004 – read our retro review here), Ingrid Sophie Schram (Phantom Thread), and Owen Campbell (Depraved 2019 – read our review here).

From the trailer, the film looks to be heart-wrenching with all the feels. The story reminds me very much of Let the Right One In. It is a high-stakes drama that will make your heart bleed. My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To will be coming to digital downloads on June 28, 2021. It will take a bite out of your heart!

About Dani McKinney

Dani loves horror movies ever since she saw Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers with Danielle Harris. She loves vampires, her favorite movie is Interview with a Vampire. She reads constantly and mostly books about the supernatural and is also a paranormal investigator.

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