With PLAYING BY HEART, Willard Carroll
takes on his most ambitious project to date: a funny and poignant ensemble drama about the search for love in contemporary urban life. Carroll previously adapted Philippa Pearce's classic children's novel Tom's Midnight Garden
for the screen and directed the feature starring Greta Scacchi
, James Wilby and Joan Plowright
. His other directing credits include The Runestone
starring Peter Reigert, William Hickey and Alexander Gudonov, as well as the ABC-TV series Bone Chillers
. A graduate of USC's School of Cinema and Television, Willard Carroll began his career in the story departments at ABC Motion Pictures, Orion and Zoetrope Studios.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.
Willard Carroll Facts
|Playing by Heart|
|Tom's Midnight Garden|
|Tom's Midnight Garden / the Care Bears Movie / All Dogs Go to Heaven 2|
|Playing By Heart/Flirting with Disaster|