Crystal Fairy

Chile | 2013 | 98 minutes | Sebastian Silva

Set against Chile’s Atacama Desert, Michael Cera and Gaby Hoffmann headline this wild and psychedelic comedy about a drug-addled American and a neo-hippie searching for a hallucinatory cactus.

Schedule
April 30, 2013
SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival  
12:00 PM Date has passed

Press Screening - Admission by pass only

June 8, 2013
Harvard Exit  
7:00 PM Date has passed
June 9, 2013
SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival  
5:00 PM Date has passed

Michael Cera (Arrested Development, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) expands his horizons as Jamie, a rude, crude, ignorant dude visiting Chile in search of mild-altering substances. Inspired by a Bosch painting, Jamie and his friends embark on a journey into the Atacama Desert in search of a fabled and hallucinatory cactus, the ultimate trip. But when Jamie meets Crystal Fairy (Gaby Hoffmann), a sprightly and carefree neo-hippie from San Francisco, she decides to tag along, forcing Jamie to reconsider his unsympathetic and uncompassionate attitude. Crystal Fairy marks the English-language debut of Chilean director Sebastián Silva, whose previous film The Maid played in SIFF 2009.


Director Biography
Sebastian Silva (born 1979) is a Chilean director, screenwriter, painter and musician. His band CHC has recorded three albums. He currently lives in New York.

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Director: Sebastian Silva
Principal Cast: Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Juan Andrés Silva, José Miguel Silva, Agustín Silva
Country: Chile
Year: 2013
Running Time: 98 minutes
Producer: Juan de Dios Larraín, Pablo Larraín
Screenplay: Sebastián Silva
Cinematographers: Cristián Petit Laurent
Editors: Diego Macho, Sofía Subercaseaux, Sebastián Silva
Website: http://www.fabula.cl/?largometraje=crystal-fairy&lang=en
Awards: Sundance Film Festival 2013 (World Cinema Dramatic: Directing Award)
Filmography: Magic Magic (2013); Old Cats (2010); The Maid (2009); La Vida me Mata (2007)
Language: English
Format: DCP
US Distributor: Sundance Selects
International Sales: Content
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