The Peanut Butter Falcon

    Genre
    Adventure
  • Runtime
    93 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Rated a near-perfect 96% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON is a SXSW Audience Award winner that centers on a young man who runs away to follow his dream of becoming a wrestler. Starring Shia LaBeouf (HONEY BOY, AMERICAN HONEY), Zack Gottsagen (BEST SUMMER EVER, AT LAST) and Dakota Johnson (FIFTY SHADES series), directors Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz‘s debut feature has been heralded by Film Inquiry as “the sweetest damn film of the decade.”
DIRECTED BY:
Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
WRITTEN BY:
Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
CAST INCLUDES:
Shia LaBeouf, Thomas Haden Church, Dakota Johnson, John Hawkes, Bruce Dern

SYNOPSIS

THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak, a young man with Down syndrome runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler, a small time outlaw on the run becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor, a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own to join them on their journey. 

The Peanut Butter Falcon

    Genre
    Adventure
  • Runtime
    93 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
WRITTEN BY
Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz
CAST INCLUDES
Shia LaBeouf, Thomas Haden Church, Dakota Johnson, John Hawkes, Bruce Dern
Rated a near-perfect 96% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON is a SXSW Audience Award winner that centers on a young man who runs away to follow his dream of becoming a wrestler. Starring Shia LaBeouf (HONEY BOY, AMERICAN HONEY), Zack Gottsagen (BEST SUMMER EVER, AT LAST) and Dakota Johnson (FIFTY SHADES series), directors Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz‘s debut feature has been heralded by Film Inquiry as “the sweetest damn film of the decade.”

THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak, a young man with Down syndrome runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler, a small time outlaw on the run becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor, a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own to join them on their journey. 

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