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Barfly (1987)

Rating:R
Genre:Drama, Comedy
Release Date:October 16, 1987
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Alice Krige, Jack Nance, J C Quinn
Director:Barbet Schroeder
Producer:Barbet Schroeder, Fred Roos, Tom Luddy
Writer:Charles Bukowski
Distributor:Cannon Releasing

Description: Henry Chinaski, a poet and alcoholic, spends his life in Los Angeles bars. One day he meets and falls in love with Wanda, also an alcoholic. Together they meet Tully Sorenson, who publishes some of Henry's poems, bringing Henry a brief shot at fame and fortune. But, Henry and Wanda have only one real goal in life: drinking to numb the pain they feel outside the bars of Los Angeles.

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