Crazy Kind of Love

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Crazy Kind of Love
Crazy Kind of Love.jpg
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 date
  • May 31, 2013 (2013-05-31)
Running time
100 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $10 million[citation needed]
Box office $21,234,567[citation needed]

Crazy Kind of Love 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 Virginia Madsen, Graham Rogers, Amanda Crew, Zach Gilford and Sam Trammell. The film was released on May 31, 2013.


Depressed after getting dumped by her cheating husband, Augusta recovers from a resulting nervous breakdown by way of observing her two sons, 18-year-old Henry and older brother Matthew, as they come of age.


Production and casting[edit]

The original working title was Long Time Gone.[1] Meg Ryan was originally attached to the role of Augusta, but bowed out and was replaced by Virginia Madsen in September 2011.[1][2]

This was the directorial debut for Sarah Siegel-Magness, who had been producer on three films, including Precious (2009), prior to joining this film. 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.[3] In early July 2011, Zach Gilford, Madeline Zima and Aly Michalka were signed to the film.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Sneider, Jeff (August 26, 2011). "Thesps sign up for 'Long Time Gone'". Variety. Retrieved September 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Madsen joins "Long Time Gone" - Content Engine". September 26, 2011. Retrieved May 29, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Bettinger, Brendan (September 26, 2011). "Sam Trammell Joins LONG TIME GONE". Collider. Retrieved May 29, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Long Time Gone casts Aly Michalka, Travis Fimmel, Madeline Zima". imdb. August 26, 2011. Retrieved September 16, 2016. 

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