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Crazy for Love (2005)

My Suicidal Sweetheart (original title)
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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Love can be insane.

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[Grace's mom wants to be buried alive. Max just digged the hole and puts away the blade]
Max: This is totally wrong. This is insane. Okay? I'm not gonna bury you alive.
[Mom streches out her hands, closes her eyes and falls backwards into the hole]
Max: Well, she's dead now.
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Leave Me Alone
written by Jonathan Grossman
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Unconditional love....unconventional story...
24 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not since "Harold and Maude" has suicide been so successfully used as the theme for a love story. The acting, by a top notch cast is terrific. With a well structured script, things progress at an enjoyable pace. There are moments of black comedy, but I would classify "My Suicidal Sweetheart" as a unique romantic comedy, with a touch of dark humor. The relationship between two psychologically challenged lovers, is both touching and engaging. The movie actually makes you question, what is a normal relationship? I highly recommend "My Suicidal Sweetheart". Seek it out on DVD under the title "Crazy for Love". You will not be disappointed. - MERK


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