Crazy Kind of Love

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Crazy Kind of Love
Theatrical released poster
Directed by Sarah Siegel-Magness
Produced by
  • Bobbi Sue Luther
  • Gary Magness
  • Karen McCullah Lutz
Screenplay by Karen McCullah Lutz
Based on Angel Angel 
by April Stevens
Music by Mario Grigorov
Cinematography Dean Cundey
Edited by Dana Congdon
Smokewood Entertainment Group
Distributed by Phase 4 Films
Release dates
  • May 31, 2013 (2013-05-31)
Running time
100 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $10 million
Box office $21,234,567

Crazy Kind of Love (aka Long Time Gone) is an American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Sarah Siegel-Magness. The film is based on 1995 novel Angel Angel by April Stevens. The film stars include Amanda Crew, Zach Gilford, Aly Michalka, Graham Rogers, Eva Longoria and Virginia Madsen replacing Meg Ryan late in June 2011. The film was released on May 31, 2013.


Depressed after getting dumped by her husband, a mother re-evaluates her life by way of observing her two sons as they come of age.


Production and casting[edit]

Sarah Siegel-Magness had been hired to direct the film adaptation, Meg Ryan was the first actress who attached to play Augusta, the central character of the story. Karen McCullah wrote the screenplay after optioning the book. On June 16, 2011, Variety reported that newcomer Graham Rogers joined the adaptation playing a teen son. Seth Jaret, Bobbi Sue Luther and Gary Magness produced the film. True Blood actor Sam Trammell also joined the cast. In early July 2011, Madeline Zima, Eva Longoria, Zach Gilford and Aly Michalka signed and secured their respective roles.


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