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Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus (2013)
"Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus and 2012" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Adventure, Comedy  |  24 April 2014 (Chile)
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As Jamie travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman to join his group's quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert.

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Juan Andrés Silva ...
Champa
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Pilo
José Miguel Silva ...
Lel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mariana Nicolich Aristich ...
Gypsy
Gracia Ariztia ...
The other crazy dancing girl
Manuela Baldovino ...
The girl who is hi on life
Gary Boyd ...
Highway Restaurant Man
Natalie California California ...
Gypsy
Esteban Carreño ...
Botota
Nancy Castillo ...
Grocery Store Saleslady
Maria Eugênia Cortez ...
Lady at Cactus House 2
Garciela Gonzalez Cruz ...
Mrs. Pachita
Gepe ...
Gepe (as Daniel Riveros)
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Jamie (Cera) is a boorish, insensitive American twentysomething traveling in Chile, who somehow manages to create chaos at every turn. He and his friends are planning on taking a road trip north to experience a legendary shamanistic hallucinogen called the San Pedro cactus. In a fit of drunkenness at a wild party, Jamie invites an eccentric woman -- a radical spirit named Crystal Fairy (Hoffmann) -- to come along. What is meant to be a devil-may-care journey becomes a battle of wills as Jamie finds himself locking horns with his new traveling companion. But on a remote, pristine beach at the edge of the desert, the magic brew is finally imbibed, and the true adventure begins. Written by Production

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$25,052 (USA) (12 July 2013)

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$190,704 (USA) (6 September 2013)
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22 August 2015 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

Crystal Fairy is one of the most pointless films I think I've ever watched. It's not trying to be avant-garde and it's not trying to be mainstream, it lingers somewhere inbetween without reason. It has little story, with no plot and hence, goes nowhere from the start. Michael Cera is somewhat fun to watch, but the film as a whole has no motive to make you enjoy it. I can see where the film wanted to go, this exotic road trip, but it fails so many times that it feels like you are watching an idea that could have been unfold into this series of pointless images.

Crystal Fairy and The Magic Cactus is one of those boring films with no substance to give you anything to keep you watching. Michael Cera is possibly the only reason for you to pick this movie up with no other big names.


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