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Queen of Cactus Cove (2005)

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.

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Anna Christopher

Writers:

Anna Christopher (screenplay), Anna Christopher (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alia Shawkat ... Billie
Alex Frost ... Achak
Jill Andre ... Evelyn
Marilyn Rising ... Nina
Ryan Freeman ... Tom
Linda Porter ... Mrs. Wadsworth
Don Potter Don Potter ... Tournament Director
Alice Ensor ... Mrs. Beal
Katie Harper Katie Harper ... Chess player (as Katie Lee Harper)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mark Alkofer Mark Alkofer ... Diner Patron
David Burr ... Diner Patron
Ava Corinne Ava Corinne ... Tournament Monitor
Julia Flint ... Diner Patron
Ashlyn Killham ... Chess player
Brandon Killham ... Chess player
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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.

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chess | pool | desert | coming of age | See All (4) »

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It's not about winning or losing. It's about winning. See more »

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$65,000 (estimated)
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Wild Card Productions See more »
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