C.R.A.Z.Y. (Crazy)
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A middle-class teenage misfit living in '70s era Montreal dreams of abandoning his familiar hometown surroundings to seek a brighter future in director Jean-Marc Vallée's character-driven drama. A sexually-confused Christmas Day baby who likes to march to the beat of his own drummer, Zachary Beaulieu (Marc-André Grondin) nevertheless longs to live up to his old-fashioned father's (Michel Cote) decidedly more traditional expectations. As Zachary seeks solace in the sounds of Pink Floyd and David Bowie, his mother assures him that he's bound for greater things and… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The French Canadian import is also wildly entertaining in its views of Catholicism, music and especially family."
‑ John Monaghan, Detroit Free Press
"The subject matter may be deep and the family conflicts serious, but Vallée leavens his story with gentle satire and outright humour."
‑ Susan Walker, Toronto Star
"A warm-hearted if predictable rites-of-passage movie, enlivened by some surreal flourishes and a stomping glam soundtrack."
‑ Ali Catterall, Film4
"C.R.A.Z.Y. succeeds by touching on the kinds of events that could happen to any of us."
‑ Jette Kernion, Cinematical
"Even though the ending feels a little rushed, and some of the brothers are more sketches than characters, this is a family it's impossible not to like."
‑ Harry Guerin, RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)
"An exuberant, disarming entertainment, C.R.A.Z.Y. makes a familiar story seem new all over again through its sheer showmanship, sharp humor and a wise, profound understanding of the highs and lows of family ties."
‑ Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald
"A full-to-bursting picture that shouts and whispers and darts and meanders and fascinates and frustrates and teems at the seams with raw vitality."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"If Brokeback Mountain was the bleak gay drama of 2005 that all audiences could enjoy, then another 2005 feature, the equally heterosexually enjoyable C.R.A.Z.Y., puts the colour back in the adjective 'gay'."
‑ Boyd van Hoeij, Kamera.co.uk
"It will exhaust your eyes, your ears, and your mind."
‑ Don Willmott, Filmcritic.com
"A charming, richly entertaining story about a family trying to love and understand each other."
‑ Eric D. Snider, EricDSnider.com
"A boundlessly energetic coming-of-age story set during the Age of Aquarius/"
‑ Michael Rechtshaffen, Hollywood Reporter
"The whole family can feel comfortable watching C.R.A.Z.Y."
‑ Jay Weissberg, Variety
"Thoroughly entertaining and visually arresting."
‑ Kevin N. Laforest, Montreal Film Journal
"C.R.A.Z.Y. goes far beyond what could have simply been a coming of age story. Director Jean-Marc Vallée delves beneath all the complex layers that unite and divide a family."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"If ever a Canadian movie deserved an Academy Award nomination, this is it."
‑ Angela Baldassarre, Sympatico.ca
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