"You can't disappoint me, Because whatever you are is exactly what I want."
Mozart and the Whale (released as Crazy in Love in some parts of Europe) is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film starring Josh Hartnett and Radha Mitchell, and directed by Petter Næss.
The film tells the story of two people with Asperger syndrome (a form of autism). Donald (Josh Hartnett) runs a small self-help group for people on the autism spectrum who are more affected by their autism than he is. Isabelle (Radha Mitchell) is referred to the group by her therapist. Mozart and the Whale is a fictional account, using characters loosely based on the real-life relationship of Jerry Newport and Mary Meinel (now Mary Newport).
The screenplay was written by Ron Bass, who also wrote Rain Man, a film about an individual with autism. Bass is said to have been inspired by a 1995 article in the Los Angeles Times.
The film was previously a DreamWorks vehicle and was to have been directed by Steven Spielberg with Robin Williams and Tea Leoni as stars. But other work commitments meant that Spielberg...