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Rated PG-13 · 89 minutes · 2011

Drama, Romance
Two 20-somethings meet in college and fall in love. Happens all the time. So that much is almost a prologue in Like Crazy, a movie that, if it finds much of an audience, will convert Anton Yelchin and particularly Felicity Jones into stars. There’s nothing else to look at, frankly. At least one of them is in every scene, and both usually are. The perspective of the film—which covers a relationship that probably gets too serious too soon, and slowly falls apart despite trans-Atlantic efforts to save it—never favors one character over another. Instead, both are held accountable for the relationship’s troubles. Having said that, there’s enough room for interpretation that it could just as easily be nobody’s fault. Spare and wide-eyed, Like Crazy is a terrific examination of young love with some unexpectedly gutsy performances.
Official Site: www.likecrazy.com
Director: Drake Doremus
Producer: Jonathan Schwartz, Andrea Sperling, Zygi Wilf and Audrey Wilf
Cast: Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley, Alex Kingston, Oliver Muirhead, Finola Hughes, Chris Messina, Ben Jones and Jamie King

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Colorado Springs Independent Long-distance letdown: Like Crazy The Treacle Alert for Like Crazy reaches code-red status from nearly the moment the film pops on screen. by Tricia Olszewski 12/08/2011
Portland Mercury Twee of Life Like Crazy: A romantic tale of youthful, entitled stupidity. by Marjorie Skinner 11/10/2011
East Bay Express Like Crazy Take these sweet young lovers seriously. Somebody has to. by Kelly Vance 11/02/2011
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Colorado Springs Independent Opening this week Like Crazy, The Sitter and other film events around town. 12/08/2011
Colorado Springs Independent Light in the darkness A celebration of the best films of 2011, in all their ambiguity. by Scott Renshaw 12/29/2011
Charleston City Paper A nod to the best films of 2011, in all their ambiguity Welcome to 2011 at the movies — where the only thing certain about the best movies was their uncertainty. by Scott Renshaw 12/28/2011
Charleston City Paper Anna and Jacob love each other Like Crazy, despite visa issues Not since Green Card has so much romance been yoked to the ox cart of bureaucracy. by Felicia Feaster 11/23/2011

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