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NORTH PLATTE — The local debut of a movie shot in North Platte is scheduled for Friday night.

The film is titled "Frances Ferguson" and is described as a dark comedy about a substitute teacher. The character named Frances Ferguson is unhappy with her life. The movie covers her short relationship with a student and the small town's reaction to the scandal.

The film was directed and co-written by Lincoln native Bob Byington, who cast North Platte residents in some roles. The shoot took about three weeks in September 2017.

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The first North Platte showing is set for 7 p.m. in the city's Fox Theatre and the second at 3 p.m. Saturday.

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