Special Screenings

CHRYSTAL

  • Description
  • Set in the backwoods and barrooms of the South, CHRYSTAL not only transports you to this evocative place, but also plugs you into its pulse.

    Sixteen years after Joe (Billy Bob Thornton) plunged the family car off the road with his beautiful wife Chrystal and their young son inside, a damaged Joe returns from prison seeking what was lost on that night. Filled with an emptiness that envelops him, the thing he needs the most is the hardest to ask for-his own redemption. Writer/director Ray McKinnon co-stars brilliantly as Snake, Jae's nemesis. Lisa Blount is breathtaking as Chrystal, trapped in a body racked with pain from the crash. Her eyes serve as windows to another time and place.

    With vivid images and outstanding performances, McKinnon's unvarnished realism embraces his characters in their fight for emotional survival-creating a world of painfully lyrical beauty.

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