Seventeen years after its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, the film C.R.A.Z.Y., a great success by the late Jean-Marc Vallée, will be entitled to a new release in the United States on June 3.
Distributor Samuel Goldwyn Films will promote the film at major American LGBTQ film festivals by then. A new trailer for the film, which won 14 Jutra awards and 11 Genie awards, has been circulating online since Wednesday.
A family chronicle depicting the strained relationship between a father (Michel Côté) and his son (Marc-André Grondin) in the heart of the 1970s, C.R.A.Z.Y. was first released in the United States shortly after its launch in Quebec, but in a fairly confidential way. The drama also starring Danielle Proulx had been sold to SundanceTV, a specialty television channel that airs independent or foreign films, and to Netflix, back when it was a home DVD delivery service.
The feature film with a rich soundtrack, which includes Crazy by Patsy Cline, Take me by Charles Aznavour, Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd and Space Oddity by David Bowie, allowed Jean-Marc Vallée to make a career in the United States. -United. He has notably directed The Young Victoria, with Emily Blunt, Dallas Buyers Club, winner of three Oscars, with Matthew McConaughey, and Wild, with Reese Witherspoon. On television, he also contributed greatly to the success of the HBO series Big Little Lies.
Jean-Marc Vallée died on December 25, aged 58, of a “sudden heart attack”, “a few minutes after arriving at his second home” in Berthier-sur-Mer, a coroner concluded earlier this year. .