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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.

  1. James Franco

    Director, Writer

  2. Adam Rager


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  1. Josh Peck

    Josh Peck

    Charles Bukowski

  2. Shannen Doherty

    Shannen Doherty

    Katharina Bukowski

  3. Alex Kingston

    Alex Kingston

    Katharina Bukowski

  4. Tim Blake Nelson

    Tim Blake Nelson

    Henry Bukowski

  5. Jacob Loeb

    Hank Bukowski

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 19, 2013


Original Language English

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