UNTAMED HEART attempts to bring a magical, fairy-tale dimension to an otherwise realistic slice of Midwestern life, but the results are more implausible than charming.
Caroline (Marisa Tomei) is a bored but ambitious waitress at Jim's Diner in downtown Minneapolis, where she spends most of her time swapping gossip with another waitress, Cindy (Rosie Perez). Also working at the diner is Adam (Christian Slater), an extremely quiet young man who many assume is
mute. Adam is, in fact, simply very shy--an orphan, he also suffered from a heart disease that made it dangerous for him to mix with other children, and has grown up an almost non-social being. After Adam f...