Mickey Rourke on Charles Bukowski: “He Was Okay for a Drunk”

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Watch the video below, skipping forward to the 50 second mark to see Mickey Rourke talk about Barfly, Bukowski and director Barbet Schroeder. Mickey Rourke was the only actor to portray Charles Bukowski’s Henry Chinaski character in a film that Bukowski himself wrote, 1987’s Barfly. Rourke wasn’t the first choice.…

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