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C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)

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C.R.A.Z.Y. Extraordinary lives of ordinary people in search of love and happiness - that's the premise of "C.R.A.Z.Y", a family drama unlike any other.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Maxime Tremblay ...
Alex Gravel ...
Natasha Thompson ...
Michelle 15 à 22 ans
Johanne Lebrun ...
Brigitte 15 à 20 ans
Francis Ducharme ...
Hélène Grégoire ...
Madame Chose
Michel Laperrière ...
Jean-Louis Roux ...
Mohamed Majd ...


Born Christmas Day 1960, Zac Beaulieu is the fourth of five sons of Gervais and Laurianne Beaulieu. Zac feels somewhat disconnected to his brothers, all of whom are different from each other. They include the bookworm Christian who is the eldest, the dumb jock Antoine who is third, and the youngest Yvan. But Zac has the most contempt for his second eldest brother, the shiftless druggie Raymond. To his devout Catholic mother, Zac is her miracle son, both for being born the same day as Jesus Christ (a fact which Zac has always hated), and because a Tupperware-selling mystic once told her that he has the power to heal. Laurianne has always coddled Zac, the two who have a special if unspoken bond. But Zac wants more to please his father, who wants more than anything in his sons that they grow up to be man's men and not sissies. As Zac goes through his mid-teens to early twenties, Zac isn't sure if he can live up to the ideals of either his mother or especially his father. A young man with... Written by Huggo

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Growing up in this family, you'd have to be... C.R.A.Z.Y.


Comedy | Drama


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3 March 2006 (Italy)  »

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CAD 6,500,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Even though the movie's dialogue is in French, for the theatrical release in France, subtitles were added for viewers who couldn't understand Québécois French. See more »


When Raymond drops off Zac in his car (when he asks for a loan), you can see a modern blue car pass on the street behind them. See more »


Raymond Beaulieu: [to Zac, in the car] I don't smoke or drink or swear anymore. Fuck! I left my bag of weed at the pub.
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Crazy Credits

The end titles finish showing the first names of the five sons in capital letters in the order of birth: Christian . Raymond . Antoine . Zacharie . Yvan . Then all the letters dissolve, with the exception of each first letters, thus creating (and explaining) the title of the film: C.R.A.Z.Y. See more »


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An impressive film. period
3 August 2005 | by (Québec Canada) – See all my reviews

As it has been said by others, this by all standards, not just as far French Canadian movies go, is a good movie. As somebody who grew up in Québec City I really appreciated how this movie really shows an intimate portrait of Quebec culture with all of its contradictions and beauty.

It showed how being an island of French in a sea of English does have an effect but that there is a definite Québecois culture which definitely bleeds into and mixes in with pop culture. For example the main character a young boy who is deeply conflicted with his sexuality is told he has the ability to heal people just by thinking of them if they are hurt...something which is uniquely Quebecois "old wives tale" The movie spans 2 decades or so, and the recreation of those decades from the house decor, to the music is really well done. The sound track shows in equal weights great Quebec classics along side such rock legends of the time of Pink Floyd and David Bowie.

The movie is great not because of a complicated twisty plot but rather really well acted and created characters. A very touching portrait of family life that can be appreciated not by just someone from that culture but supersedes cultural boundaries.

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