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2005-04-25 | Comedy / Drama

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This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.
Director: Bent Hamer
Stars: Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor

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    C.I.C.A.E. Award

  • Kosmorama, Trondheim Internasjonale Filmfestival

    Best Music

  • San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

    Best Supporting Actress


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Factotum FAQ

The release date of Factotum is April 25, 2005.
The director of Factotum is Bent Hamer.
The runtime of Factotum is 94 minutes.
The full version of Factotum is provided by Hulu , Amazon Video , Apple iTunes
On October 18, 2021, there were 5078 public reaction to Factotum including dead end, slovenly character, capturing the feels, misanthropic, cheerless.
The casts of Factotum are Matt Dillon starring as Henry Chinaski, Lili Taylor starring as Jan, Marisa Tomei starring as Laura, Fisher Stevens starring as Manny, Didier Flamand starring as Pierre, Adrienne Shelly starring as Jerry.
On October 18, 2021, the IMDB rating of Factotum is 6.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 74/100, Metacritic rating is 71/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
The genre of Factotum is Comedy,Drama,Romance.
The certification of Factotum is R.
Factotum won 2006 Kosmorama, Trondheim Internasjonale Filmfestival, 2006 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards, 2005 Copenhagen International Film Festival.