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Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus

Director: Sebastian Silva
Cast: Michael Cera and Gaby Hoffman
Awards: Winner of Sundance Directing Award
Running Time: 98 Minutes

In this freewheeling comedy from the director of The Maid, Michael Cera (Arrested Development, Superbad) stars as Jamie, a shaggy, boorish young American traveling through Chile. While searching for a rare hallucinogen-the famed San Pedro cactus-with a trio of Chilean brothers, Jamie invites a mysterious hippie (Gaby Hoffmann) along for the ride, but her free-spirited personality quickly clashes with his self-absorption. When they head for the beach, Jamie’s big trip starts taking surprising turns.

“Shot on the fly, while Silva, Cera & Co. were waiting to make another movie, Crystal Fairy ends up on a beach, and ends up resonating with a pesky charm.”- Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer

“Silva based the story on a personal experience from his early 20s, which he realizes with vivid detail and wry, humane observation; the humor is sweet and lingers in the memory.”-Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader

Show Times: Playing daily at 5:10 and 9:30