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Havre High graduate releasing classic fairy tale set in Butte

Rob Cox translates Hans Christian Anderson story 'The Tinderbox' to modern day


Last updated 7/23/2021 at 12:24pm

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Brin Merkley and Mike Nance act in a scene from "The Tinderbox"

Havre High School graduate Rob Cox, who has an impressive set of film credits himself, and his wife, Liz, will soon be releasing a film described as a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale "The Tinderbox" set in modern-day Butte.

"The original fairy tale starts with a soldier returning from the war for the king, you know, so we have a guy coming back from Syria. It was like mid 2000s, I think when Liz wrote it ... mid-2010s, I guess. So, we have a soldier going back from Syria back to Butte. ... We tried to showcase Butte," Rob Cox said.

Liz Cox not only wrote the film, but c...

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