Credits

Tyler Nilson, Michael Scwartz
Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen

WFFA : The Peanut Butter Falcon

Feb 4th
7:30 pm
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€9 |

97 minutes  |  USA  |  2019  |  12A


… an odyssey audiences won’t soon forget.  Peter Debruge, Variety

From the producer of Little Miss Sunshine

Zak, a 22-year-old wrestling enthusiast with Down Syndrome, lives in a retirement home because the state has nowhere else for him. After numerous failed attempts, he finally breaks out and heads cross-country to find his favourite wrestler, The Salt Water Redneck.

Stowing away in the boat of a troubled outlaw named Tyler, Zak manages to convince Tyler to help him get to a wrestling school run by his hero. The two set off on an adventure through the stunning North Carolina Outer Banks. Along the way they hunt, fish, drink and share their secrets. But hot on their heels is nursing home volunteer Eleanor, sent to bring Zak home.

This modern-day Huckleberry Finn type drama is a pure, feel-good adventure.

Festivals

SXSW Film Festival 2019

BFI London Film Festival 2019

Kerry Film Festival 2019

Awards

Winner – Audience Award, SXSW Film Festival 2019

★★★★ … harks back to the ragged romanticism of a Huck Finn adventure … this shambling buddy movie really works. Wendy Ide, The Observer

★★★★ … Deeply textured, deeply felt Americana.  Tara Brady, The Irish Times

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