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8 June 2000 (Germany) See more »
Benjamin is a 16 year old, paralyzed on one side of his body, with lousy grades in math, who switches to a boarding school to reach grammar school... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Robert Stadlober ... Benjamin Lebert

Tom Schilling ... Janosch Schwarze

Oona-Devi Liebich ... Malen
Julia Hummer ... Marie
Can Taylanlar ... Troy
Christoph Ortmann ... Kugli
Joseph Bolz ... Dünner Felix
Willy Rachow ... Florian
Dagmar Manzel ... Juliane Lebert, Benjamins Mutter

Burghart Klaußner ... Klaus Lebert, Benjamins Vater
Mira Bartuschek ... Paula Lebert, Benjamins Schwester
Jörg Gudzuhn ... Herr Falkenstein
Katharina Müller-Elmau ... Frau Westphalen
Irene Kugler ... Frau Bachmann
Germain Wagner ... Herr Richter

Karoline Herfurth ... Anna
Nic Romm ... Richi
Andreas Schmidt ... Ricardo
Franziska Schlattner ... Isabelle
Maximilian von Pufendorf ... Carsten

Alexandra Maria Lara ... Melanie
Cornelia De Pablos ... Laura
Jessica ... Angelique
Jana Straulino ... Mädchen im Zug
Simon Brusis ... Schüler
Frederic Welter ... Schüler

Directed by
Hans-Christian Schmid 
Writing credits
Hans-Christian Schmid (screenplay) and
Michael Gutmann (screenplay)

Benjamin Lebert (novel)

Produced by
Jakob Claussen .... producer
Ulrike Putz .... line producer (as Uli Putz)
Thomas Wöbke .... producer
Original Music by
Kai Fischer 
Christoph Kaiser 
Cinematography by
Sonja Rom 
Film Editing by
Hansjörg Weißbrich 
Casting by
Nessie Nesslauer 
Production Design by
Ingrid Henn 
Art Direction by
Ingrid Henn 
Costume Design by
Anke Winckler 
Makeup Department
Tatjana Krauskopf .... makeup artist
Claudia Stolze .... makeup artist
Production Management
Ulrike Fauth .... unit manager
Patty Saffeels .... production manager
Art Department
Heike Lange .... art department trainee
Sound Department
Günther Friedhoff .... adr mixer
Dirk Jacob .... sound designer
Marc Parisotto .... sound
Philipp Sellier .... foley recordist
Martin Steyer .... sound re-recording mixer
Guido Zettier .... sound editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Marco Nagel .... still photographer
Herbert Reger .... camera operator
Tommy Schulz .... gaffer
Editorial Department
Bernd Schlegel .... assistant editor
Other crew
Mathias Dinter .... director: "Zombie Movie"
Jens Oberwetter .... accountant
Gabriele Roß .... production coordinator
Josef Brandmaier .... executive (bbf )
Vic Chesnutt .... thanks
Bernd Eichinger .... thanks
Kim Frank .... thanks
Benjamin Lebert .... thanks
Katja Riemann .... thanks

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97 min
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Film debut of Karoline Herfurth.See more »
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23 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
One of the best teenage movies!!!, 17 June 2004
Author: Huntingshewolf from NRW, Germany

I think "Crazy" is one of the best teenage movies. It's reality! You see all these, sometimes ugly, teenagers and you know that this is life. Hollywood films are so unrealistic. For example "American Pie". I love that movie but all teenagers look like grown-ups and they are so beautiful. And if you see Nadia and Jim you know that in real life such a beautiful girl would never never never even speak with such a loser. I'm sorry, but that's reality and that shows "Crazy". The boys aren't cool and don't look like models. Also the girls. The film is melancholic just as life is and that's the good thing on that film. (I hope my English isn't so bad.) It shows real problems of a teenager not only the adventures or funny sides. But i think that because of this reality teenagers don't like that film because the movie reflects their own problems and if you see a film you won't be remembered on your problems. That's it!

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