The story of writer Charles Bukowski's formative years from childhood to high school and his struggles with an abusive father, disfiguring acne, alcohol addiction, and his initial attempts at writing.

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James Franco

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Cast

Credited cast:
Shannen Doherty ... Katharina Bukowski
Tim Blake Nelson ... Henry Bukowski
Alex Kingston ... Katharina Bukowski
Josh Peck ... Charles Bukowski
Camila Morrone ... Actress
Ella Anderson ... Lily Jane
Keegan Allen ... Jimmy Haddox
Graham Patrick Martin ... Baldy
Scott Haze ... Iris Ticket
Mia Serafino ... Jimmy's Girlfriend
Ned Vaughn ... Second Doctor
Casey Simpson ... Pin the Tail on The Donkey
Garren Stitt ... Rick
William Leon ... Jr. High School Boy
Jadon Sand ... Hank Bukowski (age 6)
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The story of writer Charles Bukowski's formative years from childhood to high school and his struggles with an abusive father, disfiguring acne, alcohol addiction, and his initial attempts at writing.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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RabbitBandini Productions See more »
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Color
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This film marks the third collaboration between James Franco and Keegan Allen. The two are good friends in real life. See more »

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