By A.O. Scott
|Sara Carlson and Colby Trichell in “Stop the Pounding Heart.” Credit Big World Pictures|
"Stop the Pounding Heart" (Opened on Friday); Directed by Roberto Minervini; director of photography, Diego Romero Suarez-Llanos; edited by Marie-Hélène Dozo; produced by Denise Lee, Luigina Smerilli and João Leite; released by Big World Pictures. Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes. This film is not rated.