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March 4, 2024 35 mins

In 1934, Elizabeth “Buts” Wyland is a young girl living in Alabama with her abusive aunt and uncle. Her only companion is Missus Bestfriend, who lives in a coffee can. Everything changes when she enlists the help of two hobos: a self-ordained wandering monk and a kid-hating gadabout to escape to find her parents in California. Meanwhile, in 2008, an elderly “Buts” is preparing to leave the home her husband built and move into assisted living.

Created and Directed by Paul Pakler and Shane Portman. Executive Produced by Paul Pakler, Shane Portman, and David Switzer. Produced and assistant directed by Ruth Gamble. Produced by Genevieve LeDoux. 

Our cast includes: Susan Ruttan, Becky Poole, Jake Robertson, Corey Rieger, Dana Weddle, Deneen Melody, and Dave Droxler. 

Music by Maesa Pullman and engineered by Jason Hiller at Electrosound Records.

Edited by Sam Rhodes. Audio engineering by Kevin Cleland and Erik Nyquist. Audio post-production by One Thousand Birds (OTB). Original sound design and mixing by Jackie! Zhou, Torin Geller and Kal Pipal. OTB executive produced by Guin Frehling. Developmental producers: by Joey Scarillo and Genevieve Gearity. Recorded at LA Digital Recording and QED Studios Astoria.



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