27 October, 12:30 · CKK Jordanki
Patti Cake$ introduces Australian native Danielle Macdonald in a breakout role, as aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$.
Fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in Jersey where her life is falling apart, Patti tries to reach the big time in the hip hop scene with original and affecting music. Cheered on by her grandmother (Cathy Moriarty) and only friends, Jheri (Siddharth Dhananjay) and Basterd (Mamoudou Athie), Patti also shoulders her mother's (Bridget Everett) heartaches and misfortunes.
|Music:||Jason Binnick, Geremy Jasper|
|Cast:||Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, Cathy Moriarty|
|Producers:||Chris Columbus, Michael Gottwald, Noah Stahl, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Rodrigo Teixeira, Dan Janvey|
|Production:||The Department of Motion Pictures, RT Features, Stay Gold Features|
|Awards:||MFF w Cannes / Cannes FF – Oficjalna Selekcja: sekcja Directors’ Fortnight / Official Selection: Directors’ Fortnight (2017); FF Sundance / Sundance FF – Nominacja: Nagroda Grand Jury Prize / Nomination: Grand Jury Prize (2017); MFF w Palm Springs / Palm Springs IFF – Directors to Watch (2017)|
Geremy Jasper is a writer, director, and composer born and bred in North Jersey. He co-directed MTV VMA–nominated videos for Florence + The Machine and Selena Gomez. His direction for the Target Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular won a Gold Lion in Cannes and was inducted into MoMA's permanent collection. Patti Cake$ is his debut feature film.