Tater Tot and Patton

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    A wayward millennial escapes to a South Dakota ranch, unhinging her Uncle’s placid alcoholic life.

    EVENT: “Tater Tot & Patton” Starts APRIL 5th thru 11th. (See Theater Website for times)

    WHAT: Feature film shot in central South Dakota from the producers of “Napoleon Dynamite”, starring Jessica Rothe (La La Land, star of Happy Death Day franchise,Forever My Girl)
    STORY: A city girl escapes to her Uncle’s ranch in South Dakota, unhinging his lonely boozer life.
    GENRE: Drama/Comedy
    AWARDS: Winner Best Screenplay Vail Film Festival, Winner Best Film South Dakota Film Festival, Winner Best Film Beloit International Film Festival

    • Shot north of Pierre/Ft. Pierre on ranch
    • Features same bison herd used in Dances with Wolves
    • Writer/Director Andrew Kightlinger went to Riggs High in Pierre, attended Augustana University in Sioux Falls.
    • Film was made with local investment, a homegrown piece of art