A jewel of a film from director Jon Amiel, who directed Dennis Potter's award-winning "The Singing Detective." QUEEN OF HEARTS is a mystical fable of love and revenge, seen through the imaginative eyes of a child. Now grown, Eddie (Ian Hawkes) narrates the flashback story of his close-knit
Italian family, who emigrate to England after WWII, when his father, Danilo (Joseph Long), and mother, Rosa (Anita Zagaria), elope, escaping her arranged marriage to the wealthy Barbariccia (Vittorio Amandola). On the advice of a talking pig, Danilo makes enough money gambling to become the
proprietor of a London restaurant, the Lucky Cafe, supporting his family until Barbariccia...