The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon

A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON tells the story of Zak (Gottsagen), 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 (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (LaBeouf), 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 (Johnson), a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak’s return, to join them on their journey.
- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Mike Schwartz

Cast:

  • Shia LaBeouf
  • Dakota Johnson
  • Zack Gottsagen
  • Thomas Haden Church
  • Bruce Dern
  • Jon Bernthal
  • John Hawkes
  • Anne-Marie Owens
  • Rob Thomas
  • Tim Zajaros
  • Yelawolf
  • Jonathan Williams
  • Deja Dee
  • Lee Spencer
  • Mark Helms
  • Michael Berthold
  • Bruce Henderson
  • Wayne de Hart
  • Susan McPhall
  • Jake "The Snake" Roberts

Writers:

  • Mike Schwartz
  • Tyler Nilson

Producers:

  • Aaron Scotti
  • Albert Berger
  • Carmella Casinelli
  • Christopher Lemole
  • David Thies
  • Lije Sarki
  • Manu Gargi
  • Matthew J. Malek
  • Michelle Sie Whitten
  • Ron Yerxa
  • T Bone Burnett
  • Tim Shriver
  • Tim Zajaros

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