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Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus

Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus and 2012
  • 2013
  • Chile
  • 98 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Sebastián Silva
  • Cast: Michael Cera, Gaby Hoffmann, Juan Andrés Silva
  • UK release: 17 January 2014

On the eve of a South American road trip, Jamie (Cera) goes to a party, takes a lot of drugs and inadvertently invites eccentric earth-mother Crystal Fairy (Hoffman) to come along. A promising setup is wasted as Silva's film has no sense of unity; a series of disconnected events doesn't make for a meaningful story.

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Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus

22 Jan 20142 stars

Michael Cera and Gaby Hoffman star in Sebastian Silva's half-baked drug movie

The central event of this film involves the main character Jamie (Michael Cera) chopping up the ‘magical’ San Pedro cactus of the title, mixing it into a mushy swill, then cooking it in a pot for nine hours, in hopes of a legendary high from the…

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