The top 10 of Netflix Dominican Republic is headed by “Wounded Hearts”, among other attractions due to the chemistry that exists between Sofia Carson and Nicholas Galitzine, who lead the cast under the direction of Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum.
“Hearts badly wounded” (“Purple Hearts”) tells the story of Cassie and Luke. She works in a bar and pursues her dream of becoming a singer. He is about to embark for military service. However, a chance encounter at the bar changes the course of their lives.
From there, the aspiring singer agrees to marry this Marine for convenience. A tragedy transforms her fake relationship into a very real one.
Although for many the name of Sofia Carson is still unknown, the young woman born 29 years ago in Fort Lauderdale (Florida, USA), of Colombian origin, He already has several years of appearances in series and movies.
His first steps on the screen began in 2014 with small appearances in the series “Austin y Ally” and “Los Farsantes”. Shortly after, she was also seen in the video for the song “Believe” by Shawn Mendes.
However, her big break would come with the Disney Channel franchise “The Descendants”, where she appeared as Eve in the television series and in the four films that have been released so far.
Then came the films “Tini: Violetta’s Big Change” (2016), “A Modern Cinderella: The Role of Her Life” (2016) or “Follow the Rhythm” (2020).
His roles in television series are also counted, among them “Soy Luna”, “Famous in Love“, “Pretty Little Liars: Perfectionists” and “Spider-Man”, the animated version of 2017.
At the same time, Carson has dreamed of being a singer and in the first months of 2022 she presented her debut album, which receives the name of this multifaceted artist, who also gave voice to the melody of “Corazones Malheridos”.
“Wounded Hearts” is based on a book of the same name written by Tess Wakefield and published in 2017.
According to the site The Cinemaholic, in this novel the author touches on topics such as substance abuse, what it is like to live with diabetes and how the health care system works, since the character of Luke is a man who struggles with his addiction to drugs while Cassie is a young woman who suffers from diabetes and does not have the money to pay for her medications.
In addition, Wakefield immerses herself fully in the world of Puerto Rican music and culture -since Cassie has roots from that country and is an aspiring singer- and also how military law works, since the central plot of the film revolves around marriage of convenience to obtain benefits from the military such as health insurance and a good sum of money.