Crazy Heart

2009 film by Scott Cooper

Crazy Heart is a 2009 American drama movie, written and directed by Scott Cooper. It is based on the 1987 novel[3] of the same name by Thomas Cobb.

Crazy Heart
Directed byScott Cooper
Screenplay byScott Cooper
Based onCrazy Heart
by Thomas Cobb
Produced by
CinematographyBarry Markowitz
Edited by
Music by
Distributed byFox Searchlight Pictures
Release dates
Running time
112 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$7 million[2]
Box office$47.4 million[2]

It is about a country music singer-songwriter Otis Blake (Jeff Bridges) starts to fix his life after getting in a relationship with a young journalist Jean Craddock (Maggie Gyllenhaal). Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Paul Herman and Jack Nation also star.

It had strong positive reviews and Bridges won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Otis Blake.

References change

  1. "Crazy Heart (15)". British Board of Film Classification. December 21, 2009. Retrieved April 9, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Crazy Heart". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved April 29, 2010.
  3. Cobb, Thomas (1987). Crazy Heart. San Francisco: Harper & Row. ISBN 0-06-015803-4.