Event Category: All Events
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.
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