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PG-13| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Dan Klores examines the strange love affair of Burt Pugach and Linda Riss. Pugach is a successful attorney in 1950s New York when he meets much-younger Riss. The pair date, but Riss breaks off contact with Pugach upon learning his claims of divorce are false. Discovering that Riss was engaged to another man, Pugach hires some men to throw lye in her face, and he serves 14 years in prison for the crime.


Director: Dan Klores

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: ThinkFilm

Crazy Love (2007)

Release Date: June 1st, 2007|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    For those who don't believe that truth trumps fiction for whacked-out depravity, mark this shockingly fierce and funny spellbinder as Exhibit A. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    It leaves one feeling queasy about human nature. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Crazy Love is pulp non-fiction. show more

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