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Crazy for Love (2005)

My Suicidal Sweetheart (original title)
Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | March 2005 (USA)
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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sheila
... Max, Sr.
... Sis
... Max
Ross Babbit ... Soldier Man
Alexander Maldonado ... Max at age 10
... Hector
... Vera
... Bruno
... Doctor, Chief Nakahoma, Minister, Roger Bob
... Grace
Hazel Medina ... Night Nurse
Marisa Redanty ... Nurse
Kim Thompson ... Nurse (as Kimberly Anne Thompson)
... 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: [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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Everything Breaks Down
written by Jonathan Grossman
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Saw it at Soutbysouthwest
23 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I really loved this original screenplay and the different places it took me, emotionally, spiritually and just plain silly stuff. I didn't get caught up in "believability" in the screenplay or the actors and didn't even think about it until reading the reviews listed here in IMDb for the movie. Listening to Michael Parness talk at the Q & A about his idea of the film, wanting to see how crazy people, or "f'ed" up people, as he put it, fall in love is really interesting. I identified with not having a story book romance and liked seeing dysfunction at it's best. I like watching David Krumholtz in anything he does and have followed his career for a few years now. I believe this is some of his best work and say to anyone, just see this film to watch an amazing young actor. I agree that Guillermo Díaz really was a scene stealer, and what he did with his character is really a great acting lesson in commitment. I laughed and cried both in this movie and was disappointed that it didn't win any awards at the festival. I question why that didn't happen. I gave Max and Grace a ten because these interesting, unique, creative Indie films deserve an audience. Technically watching this film, it's really beautifully done – the colors are amazing, and lastly, it's one of the best soundtracks I have heard in a film in awhile.


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