The Dynamiter

The Dynamiter

All fourteen-year-old Robbie Hendrick ever wanted was a family. Yet, as another Mississippi Summer begins, his wayward mother has run off again fearing a breakdown, and he's left to burn the days caring for his half brother, Fess. As the deep days and nights pass without her return, and with older brother Lucas dangerously in their lives again, Robbie must face the fact that his dreams may never come true. With social services looming over them, Robbie may even lose Fess, the only family he's ever really had.

First ever recipient of The Art of Elysium's Tawnee Award.

Filmed on location in the Mississippi Delta town of Glen Allan, MS with all non-actors from the region.

Directed by Matthew Gordon
Written by: Brad Inglesby
Story by: Brad Inglesby and Matthew Gordon
Director of Photography: Jeffrey Waldron
Editors: Kevin Abrams, Brandon Boyd
Music: Animal Collective from the Album ""Feels,"" Casey Immoor

Starring:
Robbie Hendrick - William Patrick Ruffin
Fess Hendrick - John Alex Nunnery
Lucas Hendrick - Patrick Rutherford
Mamie - Ciara McMillian
Principal Curtis - Lane Rodgers
Gimmel - Joyce Baldwin
Mothe - Debra Toth
Timmy Feller - Braxton Gordon
Willie Buck - Casey Brown
Mrs. Kellman - Amie Ruffin
Kissy Kellman - Sarah Fortner
Sheriff Addison - Byron Hughes

Film info, images, press etc: http://www.filmmovement.com/filmcatalog/index.asp?MerchandiseID=290

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The Dynamiter
  • The Dynamiter

    All fourteen-year-old Robbie Hendrick ever wanted was a family. Yet, as another Mississippi Summer begins, his wayward mother has run off again fearing a breakdown, and he's left to burn the days caring for his half brother, Fess. As the deep days and nights pass without her return, and with olde...