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.