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The prairie 1910: a wild night of boyish pranks turns deadly and haunts a man 48 years later.


In 1958 an old man, summoned by his long-estranged brother, crosses the prairie in a pickup truck to hear a haunting death bed confession. While in 1910 Louie, Peck and Peeler crash through the woods, bent on skinny-dipping in an abandoned gravel pit. They catch a hobo going through their pockets on shore, tackle him, shove him around and accidently kill him. Louie lies to his older brother Roscoe about that night and leaves with his two friends to keep the secret safe. 48 years later a dying Louie needs to come clean.

Director Biography

Robert Biggs is a veteran of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Ensemble, Shakespeare & Company of Lenox, MA, among others, playing varied roles and wearing many hats. He wrote music and lyrics for THE ADVENTURES OF MUTT AND JEFF for Steppenwolf and created BOSUN’S KNOT and THE HISTORY OF COMEDY: PART IV while at Shakespeare & Company. In 2008 Robert founded Outcast Café to produce his musical THE DICK AND THE ROSE. It premiered at Scotland’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011 and played the New York Fringe Festival in 2012. His films include CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, SEVERANCE, SPECK’S LAST, the documentary ONE YEAR’S CROP (Best Documentary, Embarras River Valley Film Festival 2013) and COYOTE GIRL (Best Experimental Picture, Boston International Film Festival 2016).
Robert Biggs
Robert Biggs
Deborah Sims
23 Minutes
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