This engaging modern romantic comedy starring BAFTA ‘Breakthrough Brit’ Ray Panthaki and rising star Daisy Bevan – the daughter of actress Joely Richardson and producer Tim Bevan – is now available to watch in the comfort of your own home, on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon. The all British cast also includes Dan Skinner (Notes on Blindness, High Rise, The Ghoul), David Bamber (Peterloo, Valkyrie, The Bourne Identity), Shelley King (Coronation Street), Akshay Kumar, Ollie Hoare.
Jay Veer (Ray Panthaki) is a former popular TV star whose life and career have hit rock bottom thanks to a leaked sex video which unwittingly turned him into an internet sensation. Haunted by the scandal which has plunged him into viral notoriety, Jay now shuns the limelight and helps manage his family’s Indian restaurant in London. His acting career is in tatters, his family is shamed, and Jay worries constantly about being recognized. So when he meets the girl of his dreams – the bright, beautiful Hannah (Daisy Bevan), an American studying in London, Jay struggles to find a way to confront the errors of his past, and bravely face up to the future.
Produced by Dean Fisher and Ray Panthaki, ONE CRAZY THING is written and directed by Amit Gupta, whose first feature Resistance starred Andrea Riseborough and Michael Sheen was nominated for three BAFTAs and the a Writers’ Guild Award.
Following a strong Festival presence including the opening night Gala of London’s East End Film Festival, the film garnered some excellent early high profile reviews including:
“Funny, touching and beautifully performed” **** Henry Fitzherbert, Sunday Express
“Graced with an appealing cast and a witty script, Gupta’s third feature could easily gain acceptance with art-house and multicultural audiences both in the U.S. and overseas.” Hollywood Reporter
“Watch out for… Amit Gupta’s delicious romantic comedy One Crazy Thing, which is a love letter to London in the way Woody Allen’s Manhattan was to New York and Jean Luc Godard’s Breathless to Paris” Baz Bamigboye, Daily Mail
“Amit Gupta’s One Crazy Thing is incredibly witty and charming. And while it adheres to romantic-comedy conventions, it manages to make them seem fresh through some deft writing and some wonderful performances… One Crazy Thing is one crazy good film.” Bollyspice
ONE CRAZY THING LINKS:
Itunes – HERE
Amazon – HERE
Google Play – HERE