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Patti Cake$ (2017)

R | | Drama, Music | 18 August 2017 (USA)
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PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.

Director:

Geremy Jasper

Writer:

Geremy Jasper
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sahr Ngaujah ... O-Z
Danielle Macdonald ... Patti
Bridget Everett ... Barb
Mamoudou Athie ... Basterd
Patrick Brana ... Slaz
Siddharth Dhananjay ... Jheri
Anna Suzuki ... Manager
Warren Bub ... Mr. Bagadella
McCaul Lombardi ... Danny Bagadella
John Sharian ... Lou
James Caulfield ... Singing Electrician
Ray Iannicelli ... Joe Puppy
Cathy Moriarty ... Nana
Daniel Stewart Sherman ... Smitty
Adam Scarimbolo ... Pony
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Storyline

PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, crude sexual references, some drug use and a brief nude image | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$67,599, 20 August 2017

Gross USA:

$800,148

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,482,356
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Patti was supposed to be from Lodi, New Jersey as a tribute to Glenn Danzig/The Misfits, but writer/director Geremy Jasper wound up changing Patti's hometown. See more »

Quotes

Patti: [to Barb] Act your age.
Barb: [to Patti] Act your race.
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Connections

References Beauty and the Beast (1991) See more »

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Written and Performed by Kirk Knight
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A lot of movies miss this
9 July 2018 | by murray-02052See all my reviews

Sure, I am not a movie expert in terms of writing and storyline.... however I have read comments based on "cliche" or too predictable..... to be honest it really doesn't matter critics really shouldn't be using this forum to flex their muscle.... thus providing inaccurate reviews.... Look the director and photographer are genius... in from this Cinderella world as so many put it... however despite the cliche or predictability they take you into a world that really was unexpected.... at time I gasped and thought oh no ... female version of 8 mile. However it is much more than that....the director seemlessly connects dream , daughter, mother and reality in one frame.... the biggest difference is this movie reveals how a person defies scrutiny, faces it and prospers via common sense and more importantly sentimental value.... anyone fighting the fight needs to see this film.....


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