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Siddharth Dhananjay – Patti Cake$ #Cannes2017

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An indian rapper in the suburbs of New Jersey working in a pharmacy …

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6 min. and 41 sec.

PODCAST | Angelo Acerbi interviews Siddharth Dhananjay, actor of the film Patti Cake$.

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Sid plays Jherico in the funny and moving Closing Film of the Directors Forthnight Patti Cake$. he is a natural in this and he lended the perfect first role in his carreer. Let’s hear from his voice how all of this happened and how he is managing this impromptu new life.

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 and only friends, Jheri and Basterd, Patti also shoulders her mother’s heartaches and misfortunes.

  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Siddharth Dhananjay
  • Interviewee role
    Actor
  • Film title
    Patti Cake$
  • Festival section
    Directors Fortnight
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