• Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus (2013)

Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus

Release Date: July 12th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Jamie invites an eccentric woman on a road trip with his friends. His devil-may-care journey becomes a battle of wills, as the two lock horns before they try a hallucinogenic concoction.

Cast: Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Agustín Silva, José Miguel Silva, Juan Andrés Silva, Mariana Nicolich Aristich, Garciela Gonzalez Cruz, Sebastián Silva

Director: Sebastián Silva

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: Lighthearted, Growing up, Transformation, Escape, Car, Friend, Amusing, 2010s, Relationships, Playful, Bar, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Watching a bunch of people take a drug trip is seldom either entertaining or edifying, but Chilean director Sebastian Silva manages to make it at least tolerably amusing. show more

  • 87
    Jordan HoffmanFilm.com

    It is a shaggy dog road movie, and a drug-hazy one at that, but beneath the silliness and character-based gags, Crystal Fairy is, I feel, an unusually insightful look at self-imposed false identities and group dynamics. show more

  • 80
    NPR

    On their own, Crystal and Jamie might be two of the worst road-trip companions imaginable; when one gets going, it's easy to identify with the other's frustration. But together — fueled by drugs, forced to share a space, separated from what they take for granted — they reconsider how they value the people who are not ... them. show more

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