Promotional poster for the film
|Directed by||Tricia Brock|
|Screenplay by||Tricia Brock|
by Clyde Edgerton
William Lee Scott|
W. Earl Brown
Niki J. Crawford
|Distributed by||Freestyle Releasing|
Killer Diller is a 2004 drama film with musical elements that had a limited release in 2006. Produced by Sprocketdyne Entertainment and distributed by Freestyle Releasing, the film was written and directed by Tricia Brock and is based on the novel by Clyde Edgerton. Bottleneck was its working title. It was screened at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March 2004 and the Tribeca Film Festival on May 4, 2004.
Wesley, (William Lee Scott) a car thief and musician sent to live at a halfway house on the campus of a Christian college meets Vernon, (Lucas Black) an autistic piano player in need of a friend. Together they team up with the struggling halfway house band to create the Killer Diller Blues Band.
- Lucas Black...Vernon Jackson
- William Lee Scott...Wesley
- Fred Willard...Ned
- W. Earl Brown...Holister Jackson
- Niki J. Crawford...Shanita
- Ashley Johnson...Angie
- Mary Kay Place...Dr. Gwen Bradley
- Taj Mahal...J. R. Cox
- RonReaco Lee...Ben
- Clyde Edgerton...Faculty member
- Jared Tyler...Raymond
Tricia Brock won a Crystal Heart Award at the Heartland Film Festival for her work on this film.
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