Film still from <em>The Peanut Butter Falcon</em>

Film still from The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon

  • Sat 25 Jan 2020
  • 11AM—12:50PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema
  • Rating: M
  • General $12
  • Concession $10 for seniors, students and community service card holders (with valid ID)
  • Booking essential
  • Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
  • Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked

After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw who becomes his coach and ally.

A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, tells the story of Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck. A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler, a small time outlaw on the run, who 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 charged with Zak's return, to join them on their journey.

US, 2019, 97 min., Dir. Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz

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Film poster from <em>The Peanut Butter Falcon</em>

Film poster from The Peanut Butter Falcon

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