- Culture, Human Interest, Sports, and Contemporary Issues
Over a decade, Dryland traces two childhood best friendsâ€™ quest for victory in a rambunctious, quirky contest, while pursuing their passion for farming. Repurposed wheat harvesters wage steel-shearing battle in the Lind Combine Demolition Derby, bolstering the town through dry years and economic uncertainty. As Josh leads JAWS into victory, heâ€™s defeated in his lifelong bid to preserve the familyâ€™s legacy, and must leave home to find work. In this arid, amber land, place forges identity and labor fuels dreams. Can the optimism, tenacity, and ingenuity required to farmâ€”and to derbyâ€”bring Josh home? In a visceral duet of work and play, Dryland offers a coming-of-age tale with intelligence, heart, and axle grease.
- Running time
- 61 minutes
- Sue Arbuthnot ... Director/Producer
- Prod. Co.
- Hare in the Gate Productions, LLC
- United States
- Years of Production
- Eastern Washington state
- Release year
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