Firecracker

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Firecracker is a 2005 thriller film directed by Steve Balderson, starring Karen Black and Mike Patton, who each play two major roles. Patton and Jak Kendall play brothers David and Jimmy, who live in a small Kansas town in the 1950s and have an abusive relationship. read more

Firecracker is a 2005 thriller film directed by Steve Balderson, starring Karen Black and Mike Patton, who each play two major roles. Patton and Jak Kendall play brothers David and Jimmy, who live in a small Kansas town in the 1950s and have an abusive relationship. Both brothers become involved with Sandra (Black), a singer with the traveling carnival that visits the town each summer. Sandra is also trapped in an abusive relationship with the carnival owner Frank (also played by Patton). When the carnival leaves town, David also disappears, leading to an investigation of his apparent murder.

Original Release

10/11/2005

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Cast

Karen Black Sandra / Eleanor
Mike Patton Frank / David
Susan Traylor Ed
Kathleen Wilhoite Jessica
Jak Kendall Jimmy
Brooke Balderson Pearl
Paul Sizemore Officer Harry
Jane Wiedlin Ursula
George McArthur The Bald Man
Cathy Berry Maxine, The Lobster Girl
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Steve Balderson

Writers

Steve Balderson, Clark Balderson

Cast

Producers

Editors

Steve Balderson

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