Butterfly in the Typewriter 


The story of troubled author John Kennedy Toole and his struggle to bring his comic masterpiece "A Confederacy of Dunces" to print.


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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Marie Avgeropoulos ... Jean Ann Jollett
Diane Kruger ... Patricia Rickels
Nick Offerman ... Bobby Byrne
Cary Elwes ... Kingsley Amis
Brad Dourif ... Arthur Ducoing
Annalise Basso ... Martha
Susan Sarandon ... Thelma Toole
Desmond Harrington ... Jack Kerouac
Aidan Quinn ... Barnet Rosset
François Arnaud ... Dave Kubach
Stephen Tobolowsky ... The Abbot
Skyler Samuels ... Ruth
Arliss Howard ... Shelby Foote
Thomas Mann ... John Kennedy Toole
Denis O'Hare ... John Dewey Toole
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The story of troubled author John Kennedy Toole and his struggle to bring his comic masterpiece "A Confederacy of Dunces" to print.

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Nick Offerman and Thomas Mann previously played father and son in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) See more »

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »


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