Factotum (2006)

Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 34mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Biopic, Urban
Keywords addiction, character study, gambling, novel, working class
Status Released
US Release Date
  • The Descendants Review

    George Clooney works magic in this heartwarming dramedy.

  • Waitress Review

    The late Adrienne Shelly’s final film is one of the tastier treats in some time—yet not too tart. There’s even a temptation to wake that crusty, old film proverb “a chick flick that guys can enjoy” from hibernation.

  • Factotum Review

    Matt Dillon gets gritty--and drinks a lot--in director Bent Hamer's interesting but uneven adaptation of Charles Bukowski's acclaimed novel.

  • Matt Damon's Brush with Death
    By: WENN.com May 05, 2005

    Hollywood hunk Matt Damon recently feared for his life, after his helicopter plummeted during a flight to Sweden.

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Charles Bukowski Source Material (from novel: "Factotum," with excerpts from his books "The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses over the Hills," "What Matters Most Is How Well You Walk Through the Fire," "The Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken over the Ship.") 120786 4000003
John Christian Rosenlund Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Jim Stark Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000002
Bent Hamer Screenplay (adaptation) 120778 4000001
Reinhold Elschot Associate Producer n/a 171 3000007
Peter Nadermann Associate Producer n/a 171 3000008
Pål Gengenbach Editor n/a 172 7000001
Kristin Asbjornsen Music n/a 120781 8000001
Petter Fladeby Sound Designer n/a 120915 14000001
John L Sims Jr. Sound Mixer Production Sound Mixer 230 14000002
Patricia Regan Makeup Designer n/a 447 13000002
Teresa Duncan Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Eve Cauley Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Meinolf Zurhorst Associate Producer n/a 171 3000006
Karl Baumgartner Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
Karen Young Actor Grace 1 1000005
Adrienne Shelly Actor Jerry 1 1000006
Didier Flamand Actor Pierre 1 1000004
Lili Taylor Actor Jan 1 1000003
Marisa Tomei Actor Laura 1 1000002
Fisher Stevens Actor Manny 1 1000007
Tom Lyons Actor Tony Endicott 1 1000008
Christine Kunewa Walker Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Rainer Mockert Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Jim Stark Producer n/a 3 3000002
Bent Hamer Producer n/a 3 3000001
Bent Hamer Director n/a 2 2000001
Matt Dillon Actor Hank Chinaski 1 1000001
Henry aspires to be a writer, but booze and women hamper his pursuit. His flirtations steer him towards Jan. He believes she is a soulmate and falls headlong into a quagmire of passion and mistrust.