Official trailer for ‘The Drummer’ about the trauma of US soldiers
of the Alex Billington
October 14, 2021
“You can not force these soldiers to become political.” 1091 Pictures has unveiled an official trailer for an indie drama entitled The Drummer, by filmmaker Eric Werthman. This premiered last year, and is on VOD this fall – scheduled to honor Veterans Day. Set 2008, The Drummer revolves around active and former members of the US military. While the United States is engaged in a seemingly eternal war, the devastating trauma suffered by soldiers abroad continues to be felt at home. The movie plays the stars Danny Glover as a Vietnam veteran who became a lawyer and political advocate for soldiers who suffered mental health problems. Glover’s statement: “My brother was a Vietnam veterinarian, after the recent announcement that there are more veterans suicides than soldiers killed in Iraq, the film makes The Drummer more timely than ever. “The cast contains According to Cruz, Sam Underwood, Daniel K. Isaac, Camilla Perez, Frankie J. Alvarez, Jennifer Mudge, in the Lillias Weiss. This looks heartbreaking and meaningful, a story with an important message.
Here is the official trailer (+ poster) for Eric Werthman The Drummer, directly from YouTube:
Three intricate stories reveal the traumatic effects of the war on the psyche of veterans from different generations in The Drummer, who plays Danny Glover as Mark Walker, a Vietnam war veteran who became a lawyer and political advocate for soldiers who suffered mental health problems during their tenure with the army. Walker works in The Drummer, a small “anti-war” coffee roastery, where soldiers he meets open up the question of the mental struggles and physical toll that war veterans take. The Drummer is managed by the producer / filmmaker Eric Werthman, his second feature film after the making Ennergoen in front. The screenplay is by Jessica Gohlke and Eric Werthman. Produced by Vladan Nikolic and Eric Werthman. This initially premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival last year. 1091 Pictures published Werthman’s The Drummer direct-on-VOD on 9/11/2021 this year – in honor of Veterans Day.