A band of fledgling
criminals plan to sell the story/movie rights to a crime they have yet
crime is big nowadays. Nobody knows that better than the truest of criminals,
Waffle House, and his band of ill-to-doers who have a plan to knock off
the local bank on spec. All they need is an inside man, Edwin Sage, to
help iron out a few of the details.
Edwin, an aspiring
screenwriter/bank teller, is happy to help, especially because he thinks
the group’s front man is a rep from Minimax looking for creative
advice on how to make a big screen robbery look “real”. Everyone
is blissful in their ignorance until Edwin, a tinge insecure about his
ability to deliver, consults his cousin, and head of the local anti-robbery
task force, Max Heavy.
by the disdain of his social circle, the sheer listlessness of his existence,
and enough script “how-to” literary principles to fill the
vault he’ll probably die in, Edwin is not only a failure, he’s
Derivative is a self-conscious farce comedy that sets out to prove that
it is always best to be yourself, even when “yourself” is
a pathetic loser with no chance at any real accomplishment.
Language / Color / Widescreen Screen
120 minutes / Not Rated
• Deleted Scenes
• Extended Scenes
• A crazy "DVD disclaimer"
• The full audio scene of "Cyborg Baby", performed by
various cast/crew members
• Full length feature commentary with Ryan Pierson and Jeremy K.
• Cast/Crew Interviews