Grand Illusion Cinema Wed, Nov 22 7:30 PM
Film Info
Event Type:
Release Year:2016
Production Country:USA
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Trey Edward Shults
Cast:Krisha Fairchild
Alex Dobrenko
Robyn Fairchild
Chris Doubek
Victoria Fairchild
Screenwriter:Trey Edward Shults


KRISHA is the story of a woman’s return to the family she abandoned years before, set entirely over the course of one turbulent Thanksgiving.


When Krisha shows up at her sister’s Texas home on Thanksgiving morning, her close and extended family greet her with a mixture of warmth and wariness. Almost immediately, a palpable unease permeates the air, one which only grows in force as Krisha gets to work cooking the turkey and trying to make up for lost time by catching up with her various relatives, chief among them her nephew, Trey (writer/director Trey Edward Shults). As Krisha's attempts at reconciliation become increasingly rebuffed, tension and suspicion reach their peak, with long-buried secrets and deep-seated resentments coming to the fore as everyone becomes immersed in an emotionally charged familial reckoning.