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Crazy for Love (2005)
"My Suicidal Sweetheart" (original title)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  March 2005 (USA)
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A suicidal comedy about two young lovers who get married and escape from a mental institution in search of new ways to die...and the white light.

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Sheila
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Max, Sr.
Emma Adele Galvin ...
Sis
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Max
Ross Babbit ...
Soldier Man
Alexander Maldonado ...
Max at age 10
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Hector
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Vera
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Bruno
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Doctor, Chief Nakahoma, Minister, Roger Bob
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Grace
Hazel Medina ...
Night Nurse
Marisa Redanty ...
Nurse
Kim Thompson ...
Nurse (as Kimberly Anne Thompson)
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Orderly (as Eric LaRay Harvey)
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On his 21st birthday, in front of mom, dad, sis, and guests, Max tries to hang himself. It's his eighth suicide attempt, seeking a peaceful white light. Sent back to an asylum, Max falls in love at first sight with Grace, also suicidal, with a teddy bear she treats as her child. Max courts her, proposes, they marry, and he makes it his mission to give her reasons to live. They escape and he seeks various cures for her: the beauty of nature, living with his family, and consulting a shaman, a faith healer, and a self-help coach. Grace's demons trump the cures. Max is at wit's end. Will he fail? Is there to be no white light? A visit to Grace's institutionalized mother gives Max a clue. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Grace: [in the bath room while Max takes care of her wrists, which she just cut] Why don't you let me die?
Max: Because, Grace, you don't wanna die really. Anybody who really wants to go knows not to use bubble bath.
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Fun With Suicide
16 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was original in an unoriginal way. Although many movies have tackled the subject of suicide and mental institutions, it was always about treating the patients and making them better because of the doctor's assistance, in this film, however, we follow a depressed guy who falls in love with a suicidal girl and will stop at nothing to make her happy even though she doesn't care for happiness at all, she just wants to die. This was a very interestingly cute romance comedy that in nothing less than enjoyable. This is a fun one to check out if you ever get the chance, you just have to be open minded about the material. Overall i give it a 6.4, i just voted 9 to get the rating higher :)


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