Anna and Jacob fall instantly in love when they meet as students at an L.A. university. But Anna is British and when graduation approaches, Anna decides to stay and violate her student visa rather than returning to England. After a visit home, she is then unable to return to the United States. While fighting customs and immigration battles, Anna and Jacob must decide if their relationship is worth the distance and the hardship.Written by
Director Drake Doremus showed a rough cut of the film to his former students at the Orange County High School of the Arts before submitting it to the Sundance Film Festival. See more »
In the first part of the movie Anna and Jacob are using an old flip phone. When Anna is back in London in a taxi listening to Jacob's voicemail she uses an iPhone but later when she is in bed calling Jacob she is back on her flip phone. In all scenes after that Anna and Jacob both use an iPhone. See more »
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Don't let it's indie roots fool you. Like Crazy is a nostalgic love story of people who know what they want but don't know how to get it.
The acting is superb. Yelchin and Jones have chemistry and they play it across the board. You will smile, laugh, cry, and hold your breath as these two characters waltz in and out of each others' lives. Jennifer Lawrence and Charlie Bewley also deliver great performances.
The thing that sets Like Crazy apart is the fact that it doesn't try to be anything than an honest love story. It doesn't play up stereotypes. It doesn't beat out the indie clichés. The dialogue is naturally paced and feels richly authentic. The subtext is dramatic.
This film is worth every dollar and dime in my mind. If you get the chance, go see it. Take friends who want to share the fun of a good film.
Like Crazy is a fantastic watch and a fresh take on everything you thought you knew about indie romance.
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