Crystal Fairy at the Nuart

 

For those of you who missed this movie at the latest Los Angeles Film Fest, which was covered by Fundi2, it will be showing as an Exclusive Engagement (see dates below) at the Nuart of Santa Monica.

Nuart Theatre
11272 Santa Monica Boulevard, just west of the 405 Freeway
West Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 473-8530

There will be as well 2 special appearances:

Director Sebastián Silva (The Maid) will appear in person on Friday, July 19 for a Q&A after the 7:30pm show and to introduce the 9:45pm show. He will also appear on Saturday, July 20 for a Q&A after the 7:30pm show and to introduce the 9:45pm show.

The following synopsis is taken directly from Landmark Theatres website:

“Michael Cera (Juno, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) teams up with maverick writer/director Sebastián Silva (The Maid) in an offbeat comedy/drama about young people trying to discover themselves. Cera plays Jamie, a boorish American tourist in Chile who, in a fit of drunkenness at a wild party, invites free spirit Crystal Fairy (Gaby Hoffmann, in a breakout performance) to accompany him, never expecting to see her again. However, the next day she joins Jamie and the three Chilean brothers (played appealingly by the director’s own siblings) with whom he is travelling on a road trip to find and experience a legendary, shamanistic hallucinogen called the San Pedro cactus. What is meant to be a devil-may-care journey becomes a battle of wills as Jamie finds himself at odds with his new traveling companion, who has few inhibitions, shedding her clothes with wild enthusiasm. When the magic brew is finally imbibed, and the true adventure begins, preconceived notions and judgments fall away, and the ragtag group finally breaks through to an authentic moment of truth. Winner of the Best Director Award (World Cinema) at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Official Web Site  – -  Betsy Sharkey’s Los Angeles Times review…

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