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.
Danielle MacDonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, Cathy Moriarty, Sahr Ngaujah, McCaul Lombardi, Wass Stevens, MC Lyte, Bishop Nehru, Patrick Brana, Anna Suzuki, Warren Bub, John Sharian, James Caulfield, Daniel Stewart Sherman, Ray Iannicelli, Adam Scarimbolo, Dylan Blue, Nick Sandow, Johanna Tolentino, Kirk Knight, Trevor Johnson, Anthony Ramos, Alexandra Moruzzi, Debbie Troche, Vincenzo Vaccaro, Brett Diggs, Henry Lambert, Joe Marmo, Jim Lavin
Michael Gottwald, Noah Stahl, Dan Janvey, Rodrigo Teixeira, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Chris Columbus, Lourenço Sant'Anna, Sophie Mas, Eleanor Columbus, Josh Penn, Jonathan Bronfman, Lon Molnar, Fernando Fraiha, Bill Benenson, Jonathan Montepare, Kristen Konvitz