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Banks & Llamas Cattle Co.



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When a notorious con man's teenage son is tried for crimes committed by his father, the con man teams up with a retired sheriff for an action-packed week to set things to right.

The Banks & Llamas Cattle Co. is a family friendly action movie set in the old west. A notorious con man thinks he can trick an old sheriff into arresting him in exchange for the release of his innocent teenaged son... but he's insulted to realize that he isn't quite as “wanted” as he'd thought he was. The old sheriff would rather spend his week chasing a lost herd of cattle - so our con man turns cowboy in his attempt to drive the sheriff home with the cattle in time to save his son.

Harold Banks is a “rogue outlaw with a conscience”. As he watches his son beginning to follow in his footsteps, Harold wants out of the business before he's ruined his son's future for good. But his good intentions come too late. After his son is arrested, Harold seeks out the most honorable man he knows - a retired sheriff named Juan Llamas. Banks and Llamas journey across the Arizona territory… each man thinking he’s playing the other like a fiddle. 

Banks soon realizes that the sheriff actually has a bigger price on his head than Banks himself does. …Sheriff Llamas has recently butted heads with a powerful railroad baron. Therefore, a shady hired gun named Ben Roja is out to kill him, and Banks spends most of his journey keeping the old man alive. Along the way, Banks must learn the meaning of “integrity”, and Llamas is just the man to learn it from.

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Reader: "I found myself writing fewer and fewer notes my first read through as I just couldn’t stop reading. It had me pinned to my seat."

Submitted: December 1, 2019
Last Updated: October 26, 2020

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The Writer: Kristen Butler

Kristen Butler (Producer, Writer) began her career in the film industry as an editor, working on projects such as Mandie and the Cherokee Treasure, 77 Chances , and Summertime Christmas . At the same time, she began producing under Mirari Pictures, a film company that she co-founded. Under the Mirari Pictures brand, Kristen produced three award-winning short films, and the feature My House. Kristen possesses a strong background in marketing, having worked in the internal marketing department at a large non-profit university, as well as dedicating five years to the service of an independent marketing firm. In 2019, Kristen founded her second film company, Sailfish Features, for the purpose... Go to bio

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