Crazy Kind of Love
|Crazy Kind of Love|
Theatrical released poster
|Directed by||Sarah Siegel-Magness|
|Screenplay by||Karen McCullah Lutz|
|Based on||Angel Angel
by April Stevens
|Music by||Mario Grigorov|
|Edited by||Dana Congdon|
Smokewood Entertainment Group
|Distributed by||Phase 4 Films|
|Budget||$10 million|
|Box office||$21,234,567|
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.
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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.
- Virginia Madsen as Augusta Iris
- Graham Rogers as Henry Iris
- Amanda Crew as Bette Mack
- Zach Gilford as Matthew Iris
- Sam Trammell as Jeff Lucas
- Madeline Zima as Annie Miller
- Kristoffer Ryan Winters as Dave
- Anthony LaPaglia as Gordie
- Aly Michalka as Janine Bosh
- Lin Shaye as Denise Mack
Production and casting
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. In early July 2011, Zach Gilford, Madeline Zima and Aly Michalka were signed to the film.
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- Crazy Kind of Love at Rotten Tomatoes
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