Based on the life of successful poet Charles Bukowski and his exploits
in Hollywood during the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s.
“…a truly original American movie, a film like no other, a period of time spent in the company of the kinds of characters Saroyan and O’Neill would have understood, the kinds of people we try not to see, and yet might enjoy more than some of our more visible friends.” — Roger Ebert
Director Barbet Schroeder
Script Charles Bukowski
Producers Tom Luddy, Fred Roos, Barbet Schroeder
Cast Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway , Alice Krige, Jack Nance
1987 | United States | 100 mins