Queen of Cactus Cove

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Queen of Cactus Cove
Directed by Anna Christopher
Produced by Oliver Garrett (line producer)
Austin Wakefield (associate producer)
Brenda Weiermair (producer)
Written by Anna Christopher (screenplay and story)
Lindsay Stidham (screenplay)
Brenda Weiermair (story)
Starring Alia Shawkat
Alex Frost
Jill Andre
Music by Christopher Westlake
Cinematography Dominique Martinez
Edited by Sarah Broshar
Release date
11 December 2005
Running time
22 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Queen of Cactus Cove is a 2005 American film directed by Anna Christopher.


Teenage chess champ Billie (Alia Shawkat) faces the prospect of defeat for the first time when she faces her best friend (Alex Frost) at the biggest chess tournament of her career.


  • Alia Shawkat as Billie
  • Alex Frost as Achak
  • Jill Andre as Evelyn
  • Marilyn Rising as Nina
  • Ryan Freeman as Tom
  • Linda Porter as Mrs. Wadsworth
  • Don Potter as Tournament Director
  • Alice Ensor as Mrs. Beal
  • Katie Lee Harper as Chess player


  • The Breakups - "Treadmill" (Written and Composed by Jake Gideon)


The film won the following awards:

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