Written by George Elliott Clarke, Directed by Clement Virgo. ‘One Heart Broken Into Song’ is the story of a willful young woman of 18, Lyla Cromwell and her lover, 21-year old dandy, rider of a white horse, Hank. In a beautiful Nova Scotian setting of the nineteen-thirties, this Movie of the Week features an all Black cast in a darkly poetic, impassioned and tragic tale that is in the end, strangely uplifting. Nominated for seven Gemini Awards.
Movie of the week – 1991. Broadcaster CBC. 35mm