The Peanut Butter Falcon is a modern Mark Twain-esque adventure starring Shia LaBeouf (American Honey, Fury) as a small-time outlaw turned unlikely coach who joins forces with Zak, a young man with Down Syndrome on the run from a nursing home with the dream of becoming a professional wrestler. Dakota Johnson (Suspiria, Fifty Shades of Grey) stars as Zak’s loving, but stubborn, carer.
From writer/director duo Tyler Nilson and Michael Shwartz the film also stars Jon Bernthal (Baby Driver, Fury), Thomas Hayden Church (Sideways), Bruce Dern (Nebraska), John Hawkes (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) and introducing Zack Gottsagen as Zak.
Producer/Director: Tyler Nilson and Michael Shwartz
Production company: Bona Fide Productions
Writer: Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
Producers: Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa, Christopher Lemole, David Thies, Lije Sarki, Tim Zajaros
Cast: Jon Bernthal, Thomas Hayden Church, Bruce Dern, John Hawkes, Zack Gottsagen
Length: 93 mins
Certificate: PG 13
Format: DCP, BluRay
Date: 18th October 2019
NEW RELEASE STRATEGY
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