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January 18, 2015
Solid biopic about the fascinating life of a country jazz phenom who worked with many Nashville greats like Elvis and Patsy Cline, and yet dealt w his own tragedy and heartbreak along w his volatile, fiercely independent streak.

Honestly wrought, touching, and extremely well acted by the enable cast, it overcomes it's flaws with moments of authenticity and clarity, and with heartfelt performances.

4 out of 5 jazzy guitar licks
Super Reviewer
October 10, 2010
Interesting movie that takes you back to 1950's Nashville and the real life drama of a lesser known backup guitarist that is famous for his style and arrangements from artists like Elvis, Roy Orbison and Patsy Cline. Unknown Waylon Payne does a pretty good job with this movie but the storyline is similar to any we have seen before. First off, Payne looks nothing like Garland and when you see the real life photos at the end of the movie, it surprised me they didn't even try to get the similarities. Ali Larter plays a similar role to most of her movies, the sultry wanted girl that ends up cheating on the husband. As good as some of the acting and music in this, the story is chopped up into so many different parts, it feels like a TV miniseries. However, the story becomes tragic and sad and this is what really draws you in to the world of blues country music in a rock n roll age. In the end, not a bad movie but I can see why it was unknown.
August 20, 2010
Playing the biopic charts with straight-ahead attitude, "Crazy" is as steady and conservative as its subject, country/jazz guitar phenom Hank Garland, is impulsive, akimbo and troubled. Though formulaic, the film is also unusually classy and well turned-out for a period production made on a small indie budget, and displays genuine sensitivity toward forward-looking artists in the seemingly opposing fields of country and jazz.
July 13, 2010
Guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, executive produced this great flick about the the life of studio guitar great Hank Garland ( played by Waylon Payne) who during the 50's and 60's played with some of the biggest musicians to ever pass through Nashville including Elvis, Roy Orbison, and many others as well as being the first white musician to cross over to the mostly black jazz scene which was a big deal in Nashville during this time period. Steve Vai makes a small cameo as Hank Williams.
May 31, 2010
no thanks not my kinda thing
May 31, 2010
very good, french subtitled i think or spanish cant remember good movie tho!
May 31, 2010
" y m'a l'air d'une soutane!"
May 31, 2010
deleite,,,obra magna del cine,,,muy recomendable,,trata d la historia d 5 hermanos,,y de los problemas d cada uno d ellos,,ya sea con las drogas,,homosexualidad,,,etc.,y de la intransigencia del padre,,q no acepta la situación,,,destacar la banda sonora q es una bestialidad (Bowie,,Pink Floyd,,Stones) Una de mis peliculas favoritas de cine independiente
May 31, 2010
One of the best movies in the last 10 years
May 31, 2010
si beautiful just a story about diferences and respect...
May 31, 2010
C.R.A.Z.Y
Muy muy buena pelicula Quebecùa
½ May 31, 2010
Famille typiquement québécoise, on peut s'y reconnaître
May 31, 2010
müzikleri bile yeter!
May 31, 2010
descubrir aquello que en realidad somos!mejor con música!
May 31, 2010
music, story awesome!!!:))
May 31, 2010
An amazing heart wrenching story of a boy growing up in the French Quarter of Canada. Obsessed by music of the Bowie era, he is struggling with his sexuality at the same time his father struggles with the thought his favourite son might be gay. Despite being subtitled the warmth and emotional depth of the film are clear.
May 31, 2010
A regarder en sous titré français...exelent film Canadien!A voir!
½ May 31, 2010
really really enjoyed this film!! beautiful acting all-round!!Loved all the music & a film that had something of substance to portray!!Top Stuff
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