This gripping, intensely moving, absolutely original tale of young love on the run is without doubt the finest American film since CITIZEN... just kidding. MAD LOVE is a thoroughly misconceived, anachronistic teen pic that domesticates l'amour fou
to the point where tripping a false fire
alarm is supposed to be the ultimate transgression. Drew Barrymore, who looks and sounds more like an alien invader with each film, is the wacky ingenue; virtually affectless Chris O'Donnell is the straitlaced kid who falls for her. Directed by Antonia Bird (PRIEST).