'The Drummer': 5 things you need to know about indie movie

Three interwoven stories reveal the traumatic effects of war on the psyches of veterans from different generations


                            'The Drummer': 5 things you need to know about indie movie
Official poster for 'The Drummer' (1091 Pictures)
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War has and will always remain one of the most tragic and brutal acts carried out by mankind. Countries go to war but soldiers fight them and are left to deal with the consequences when they return home. PTSD, traumatic flashbacks are only some of the problems they face upon their return to society.

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The latest movie by 1091 Pictures, 'The Drummer', will explore this topic as we see war veterans struggle with the aftereffects of war. The indie drama is looking to be quite serious as we see former members of the US military demand help for their condition with authorities providing no help at all. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming drama.

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When is ' The Drummer' releasing and where to watch it?

'The Drummer' is set to release on November 9, 2021. You can watch it on-demand with 1091 Pictures.

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What is 'The Drummer' about?

The official synopsis reads, 'Set in 2008, 'The Drummer' revolves around active and former members of the US military. With the US engaged in a seemingly perpetual war, the devastating traumas that soldiers suffer abroad continue to be felt at home.'

Who stars in the 'The Drummer'?

Danny Glover as Mark Walker

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Daniel Lebern Glover is an American actor, film director, and political activist. He is popularly known for his lead role as Roger Murtaugh in the 'Lethal Weapon' series. He also had leading roles in films such as Steven Spielberg's adaptation of 'The Color Purple', 'To Sleep with Anger', 'Predator 2', 'Angels in the Outfield' and 'Operation Dumbo Drop'.

Danny Glover in 'The Drummer' (1091 Pictures)

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Glover has also had important supporting roles in 'Silverado', 'Witness', 'A Rage in Harlem', 'Dreamgirls', 'Shooter', '2012', 'Death at a Funeral'  and more. The actor is also an active supporter of various political causes. It was announced this year that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences would bestow the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Glover for his decades-long advocacy for justice and human rights. In 'The Drummer', Glover plays the role of Mark Walker.

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The rest of the cast consists of Sam Underwood ('Dynasty'), Prema Cruz ('The Many Saints of Newark'), Jennifer Mudge ('Twelve'), Frankie J Alvarez ('Rockaway'), Camila Perez ('Who We Are Now'), Lillias White ('Hercules: Zero to Hero') and more.

Showrunners

This drama film is directed by filmmaker Eric Werthman, director of the 2004 drama 'Going Under'. The screenplay is by Jessica Gohlke and Eric Werthman and is produced by Nikolic and Eric Werthman.

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Trailer

The trailer shows war veterans and soldiers dealing with the trauma and after-effects that war brings with it. Many are struggling but nothing is being done by the authorities for their welfare.

Click below to see what 'The Drummer' has to offer.


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