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Running with Scissors (2006)  link to Running with Scissors on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 3132

poster Running with Scissors

IMDb Rating:
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6.2/10 (21779 votes)

Country: USA, 116 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy

Director(s): Ryan Murphy

Video Codec: Unknown

The story of how a boy was abandoned by his mother and how he, later, abandoned her. The year he'll be 14, the parents of Augusten Burroughs (1965- ) divorce, and his mother, who thinks of herself as a fine poet on the verge of fame, delivers him to the eccentric household of her psychiatrist, Dr. Finch. During that year, Augusten avoids school, keeps a journal, and practices cosmetology. His mother's mental illness worsens, he takes an older lover, he finds friendship with Finch's younger daughter, and he's the occasional recipient of gifts from an unlikely benefactor. Can he survive to come of age?

Tagline: NSFTh


photo Annette Bening Annette Bening Deirdre Burroughs
photo Brian Cox Brian Cox Dr. Finch
photo Joseph Fiennes Joseph Fiennes Neil Bookman
photo Evan Rachel Wood Evan Rachel Wood Natalie Finch
photo Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin Norman Burroughs

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1