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Crazy Love (I) (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Documentary  |  1 June 2007 (USA)
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The bizarre true story of Linda Riss and Burt Pugach.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Janoff ...
Himself - Burt's Friend
...
Himself
...
Herself (as Linda Riss)
Sylvia Hoffman ...
Herself - Linda's Cousin
Rita Kessler ...
Herself - Friend
Joyce Guerriero ...
Herself - Friend
Berry Stainback ...
Himself - Biographer
Janet Pomerantz ...
Herself - Burt's Secretary
Rusty Goldberg ...
Herself - Friend
Jimmy Breslin ...
Himself - Journalist
Margaret Powers ...
Herself - Police Officer
Norman Ackerman ...
Himself - Psychiatrist (as Dr. Norman Ackerman)
William Kunstler ...
Himself - Defense Attorney (archive footage)
Marvyn Kornberg ...
Himself - Defense Attorney
Marvin Scott ...
Himself - TV Reporter
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The bizarre true story of Linda Riss and Burt Pugach.

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Rated PG-13 for language including sexual references, and mature thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1 June 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Love Is in the Air  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$17,952 (USA) (1 June 2007)

Gross:

$300,372 (USA) (7 September 2007)
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Written by Smokey Robinson
Performed by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
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2 July 2007 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

An absolutely riveting documentary about two of the strangest people I've met on film. Such an interesting look into the obsessive side of relationships. I saw it at Sundance and was floored. Complex characters brought to life through masterful use of archival footage. It speaks volumes about the lengths people will go to 'have someone'. Clearly made with subtlety and skill by a talented group of filmmakers. Proves once again that real life is so much more interesting than the vast majority of fiction we see on the big screen. Hopefully the version for television isn't a shorter version as you need time to understand the complexities. Don't miss this film...


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