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Wheeler (2017)

PG | | Drama | 3 February 2017 (USA)
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WHEELER is the story of an aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas who travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music. By embodying the title character under... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Stephen Dorff ... Wheeler
Kris Kristofferson ... Himself
Audrey Spillman Audrey Spillman ... Herself
Bobby Tomberlin Bobby Tomberlin ... Himself
Bart Herbison Bart Herbison ... Himself
Jim Norman Jim Norman ... Himself (as Jim Ed Norman)
Travis Meadows Travis Meadows ... Himself
Anastasia Munoz Anastasia Munoz ... Jill
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Josh Adelstein Josh Adelstein ... Bobby T's Friend
William Todd Austin William Todd Austin ... Toddzilla
David Bates David Bates ... Curb Studio Assistant Engineer
Eddie Bayers Eddie Bayers ... Himself
Frances Bell Frances Bell ... Herself
Dena Brown Dena Brown ... Bobby's Idle Hour Bartender
Sherri Callahan Sherri Callahan ... Hermitage Waitress
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WHEELER is the story of an aspiring musician from Kaufman, Texas who travels to Nashville with the lifelong dream of trying his hand at country music. By embodying the title character under prosthetic make up, actor Stephen Dorff successfully infiltrates Music City and takes his character on an authentic singer / songwriter journey. With the help of key allies on the ground, "Wheeler" converses with real people in real locations, with every musical number performed live. The line between reality and fiction blurs as Wheeler chases his dream in this touching tribute to old school country legends. Written by Momentum Pictures

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It all begins with a song.

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Rated PG for thematic elements, language, a nude image, and for smoking throughout | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Nashville, Tennessee, USA See more »

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Soundtracks

Eulogy
(Instrumental)
Composed by Stephen Dorff
Music Publisher: Infected Chords (BMI)
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Great soundtrack and moving story
16 January 2018 | by houseoburgesses-87837See all my reviews

I, and my entire family (children aged 10-18) thoroughly enjoyed this film. Dorff did a great job. Pleasantly surprised, not knowing what to expect. We had heard nothing about the movie, and simply loved it.


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