HEARTBREAKERS is an incisive look at male friendship and the contemporary Los Angeles art scene, and is a sociological consideration that often explores beneath the surface. Mancuso and Coyote are best friends in their middle 30s. Coyote is a bohemian loft artist specializing in
sadomasochistic works. As the film opens, Harrold, Coyote's live-in lover of five years, is leaving because she feels that Coyote's art is more important to him than she is. Her exit prompts Coyote's reassessment of himself and of his vocation; he plunges even more deeply into his art in
preparation for an upcoming exhibition. Coyote and Mancuso are as close personally as they are distant t...