Barfly

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Romance

Not a film for everyone, but the unrelieved squalor of BARFLY offers its own peculiar fascinations. Director Barbet Schroeder (REVERSAL OF FORTUNE) positions the grungy world of cult writer Charles Bukowski under a cinematic microscope, affording titillating glimpses of lowlife. Rourke plays Henry Chinaski, a slovenly, hard-drinking, fistfighting scribe...read more

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02:06 — Author Charles Bukowski's semi-autobiographical story of an alcoholic writer's life. Fine performances by Rourke and Dunaway!

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Not a film for everyone, but the unrelieved squalor of BARFLY offers its own peculiar fascinations. Director Barbet Schroeder (REVERSAL OF FORTUNE) positions the grungy world of cult writer Charles Bukowski under a cinematic microscope, affording titillati… (more)

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