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Krisha (2015)

R | | Drama | 18 March 2016 (USA)
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Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.

Director:

Trey Edward Shults
16 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Krisha Fairchild ... Krisha
Alex Dobrenko ... Alex
Robyn Fairchild Robyn Fairchild ... Robyn
Chris Doubek ... Dr. Becker
Victoria Fairchild Victoria Fairchild ... Vicki
Bryan Casserly ... Logan
Chase Joliet ... Chase
Atheena Frizzell Atheena Frizzell ... Atheena
Augustine Frizzell ... Augustine
Olivia Grace Applegate ... Olivia
Rose Nelson Rose Nelson ... Baby Rose
Bill Wise ... Doyle
Trey Edward Shults ... Trey
Billie Fairchild Billie Fairchild ... Grandma
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Storyline

Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, substance abuse and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Криша See more »

Filming Locations:

Spring, Texas, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,880, 20 March 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$140,779, 22 May 2016
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Hoody Boy Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Billie Fairchild, who plays Grandma in the film, is actually suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, so she was not entirely aware she was acting in a film, although director Trey Shults said she had a wonderful time at the "Thanksgiving". See more »

Connections

References Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

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Just in Time
Written by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne
Courtesy of Warner Chappell Inc o/b/o Stratford Music Corp.
Performed by Nina Simone
Courtesy of the Estate of Nina Simone and Rich & Famous Records, Ltd.
© 1968, courtesy of Steven Ames Brown
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Unsettling and brutal, but essential
19 August 2016 | by Red_IdentitySee all my reviews

I don't know where that "comedy" label on IMDb comes from. I don't think it functions even as a black comedy. Absolutely heavy and quite dark, but fabulously written, directed, and acted. There are many films that deal with this sort of premise (even Rachel Getting Married comes to mind) but this really took it to another level. Completely immersive, watching it all unravel just hurts to watch. Not an easy viewing by any means and definitely one that will divide audiences completely (even on this board, I can see many people hating it). I loved it though, easily one of the best of the year so far. Krisha Fairchild should absolutely be in contention for end-of-the- year awards, and Trey Edward Shults shows a lot of talent.


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