Flag Day

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About the Film:

As an adaptation of Jennifer Vogel’s acclaimed memoir “Flim-Flam Man: The True Story of My Father’s Counterfeit Life,” FLAG DAY recounts the author’s difficult relationship with her beloved, career criminal father, con-man John Vogel. Frequently operating on the wrong side of the law, John Vogel torched buildings, robbed banks, and counterfeited more than $20 million, yet was a charming and caring father, which led to a complicated the relationship with his daughter.

Director: Sean Penn

Writers: Jez Butterworth (screenplay), Jennifer Vogel (book)

Language: English

Genre: Drama

Festivals: Cannes Film Festival 2021