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Chrystal (2004)

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Twenty years after the accident that claimed his son's life and permanently injured his wife, a man returns to his home in search of redemption.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chrystal
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Joe
Kamron Ross Stacey ...
Toddler
David Rhodes ...
Young Man
Christopher Davidson ...
Football Player
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Shorty
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Gladys
Richard J. Mooney ...
Grandaddy
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Kalid
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Barry
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Miss Mabel
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Larry
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Hog
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Pa Da
Jamie James ...
Guitar Player
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Twenty years after the accident that claimed his son's life and permanently injured his wife, a man returns to his home in search of redemption.

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Life is hard. Love is simple.

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Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, nudity, drug content, violence and language

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16 January 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$12,814 (USA) (8 April 2005)

Gross:

$80,701 (USA) (17 June 2005)
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Quotes

Miss Mabel: So what brings you here, Chrystal?
Chrystal: I don't know.
Miss Mabel: Well, let's just take a look.
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MOTHERLESS CHILDREN
Arranged and Performed by Roscoe Holcomb
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Fantastic! Billy Bob does it again
17 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fantastic! Chrystal put me in the mindset of Deliverance, one of my all-time favorite moves. It was spooky, darkly sexy, and moody. The casting was fantastic. It was so good to actually see Southern actors and actresses playing Southern roles which required the use of their distinctive accent. The frightening scenes made my blood run cold. I loved the low rolling mountain area that they filmed in and around. It was beautiful and it contrasted well with the very poor life some of the characters had. The weird stuff going on the movie kept your interest. Billy Bob had his usual understated acting style. He kept me riveted to the movie when he was on, just to see how he would react in the different scenes.


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