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Matt dillon inhabits the role of henry chinanski, the alter matt dillon factotum book ego of the writer charles bukowski, in bent hamer' s adaptation of bukowski' s 1975 novel of the same name. If you remember that bent hamer made the little film about a forties scandinavian household efficiency program called kitchen stories, you' ll be partially prepared for the dry, sardonic style of this follow- up feature, the charles bukowski- based epic of seedy living factotum, in which matt dillon gives a stylized, restrained performance as the authorial stand- in, hank chinaski, and lili taylor. But all that aside, i think that when it comes to one being closer to hank chinaski' s life in the books, factotum is better. Hank chinaski ( matt dillon) works in factories and warehouses to support what he really wants to do: drink, bet on the horses and take up with women. As it happens, all of them come back with a rejection matt dillon factotum book slip. Matt dillon spielt die rolle des henry " hank" chinaski perfekt! He gives us a remarkable rendition of the rough hewn yet somehow adorable young bukowski. Henry begins a relationship with another alcoholic, jan, played by matt dillon factotum book lili taylor. He made his feature film debut in over the edgeand established himself as a teen idol by starring in the films my bodyguard ( 1980), little darlings ( 1980), tex ( 1982), rumble fish ( 1983), the outsidersand the flamingo kid matt dillon factotum book ( 1984). I read factotum before i saw both movies, and saw that the stories burrowed from one another in terms of the love interests involved. Would recommend to those looking for a non- romantic look at the matt dillon factotum book mid- 40' s.
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Matt dillon and lili taylor at the premire of " factotum". Although events in the book take place in matt dillon factotum book los angeles in the 1940s, the film has a contemporary setting. Com has been visited by 100k+ users in the past month. Fast, free delivery.
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