Straight for the Heart

Straight for the Heart is a 1988 Canadian/Swiss French-language drama film. It was filmed in Montreal, It is based on Yves Navarre's novel "Kurwenal".


Pierre (Habich) is a photojournalist from Montreal who's working on a reportage in Nicaragua. There he sees many people being executed and he takes photographs of them, even of the death of a young child and of his mother crying.