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title. the cool and the crazy

date. 1994

story Writer, Director (Showtime)

Cool and the Crazy is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Ralph Bakshi and starring Jared Leto and Alicia Silverstone. The story revolves around an unhappily married couple in the late 1950s who both lead separate affairs. The film was Bakshi's first feature-length live-action film, being primarily known as a director of animated films which heavily utilize live-action sequences, such as Fritz the Cat, Heavy Traffic, Wizards, American Pop and The Lord of the Rings. Cool and the Crazy first aired on the cable television network Showtime in 1994 as part of the series Rebel Highway.


Director: Ralph Bakshi

Producers: Lou Arkoff, Debra Hill, Willie Kutner

Cinematography: Roberto Schaefer

Starring: Jared Leto, Alicia Silverstone

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