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R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
A nomadic writer (Matt Dillon) drifts from one dead-end job to another in an attempt to fuel his passions for alcohol and women. Unable to maintain steady employment or sell his stories to the one publisher he respects, Henry Chinaski does what he can to earn enough cash.

Cast: Matt Dillon , Lili Taylor , Marisa Tomei , Fisher Stevens , Adrienne Shelly , Karen Young , Tom Lyons , Didier Flamand

Director: Bent Hamer

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Picturehouse

Factotum (2005)

Release Date: August 18th, 2006|1 hr. 33 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A grim and sometimes funny examination of life on the margins and of a singular artist's world. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Bukowski fans - and they are legion - may fill in the blanks from their own knowledge of the writer and find Factotum a more complete character study than it really is. For the rest of us, there are a few laughs - and a corking hangover. show more

  • 70
    Ray Bennett The Hollywood Reporter

    Matt Dillon is pitch-perfect as Bukowski's alter ego Hank Chinaski. show more

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