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Chrystal (2004)

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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Release Date:

16 January 2004 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$12,814 (USA) (10 April 2005)

Gross:

$80,701 (USA) (19 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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Soundtracks

COO COO BIRD
Arranged and Performed by Clarence Ashley and Doc Watson
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18 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went to this movie with no idea of what to expect other than Billy Bob Thornton's usual brilliance. I was blown away, I couldn't decide what I was mesmerized by more, the characters or the sheer prowess of these actors. I didn't grown up in the Southern culture, I married into it, and wish I had learned to understand it better and so much earlier. I was literally transported to the small town in Alabama where my ex-husband grew up as I watched these characters do their dance. It was riveting. Ray McKinnon has created a masterpiece and his wife in the role of Chrystal was like watching someone go through life walking on broken glass, you can't help but wonder what on earth keeps them moving but that smallest glimmer of hope.


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