Set in suburan America in 1965, Different Drummers is basedon a true story of friendship and adventure, that willforever change the lives of two unique boys. DifferentDrummers is a deeply inspirational and transcendent familyfilm based on a true story about the unusual spiritualjourney and unlikely friendship of two boys growing up inSpokane, Washington in the mid 1960s. Eleven-year-old David,wheelchair-bound by muscular dystrophy, is growingprogressively weaker, while his friend, Lyle (10), has aproblem with an increasingly high energy level. Davidinforms Lyle that their teacher is about to die and statesthat the source of this sad revelation is none other thanGod. When their teacher does die, a doubtful and confusedLyle feels he must find out for certain if God exists.Inspired by his TV idol, Jack LaLanne, and LaLanne's messageof 'working a miracle through intestinal fortitude andwillpower,' Lyle convinces David that he can teach him torun, secretly viewing this as a way to test the existence ofGod. A pact is made, and when Lyle begins to twist the rulesin a desperate attempt to give his friend some of his ownexcess energy, they come face to face with life's mosttranscendent and painful truths and Lyle's question isultimately answered, in a way he never could have imagined.