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Running with Scissors
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Running with Scissors (2006)

6.1 R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October. 27,2006
Duration: 116min
Country: US
Original Language: en
Director: Ryan Murphy
Plot: The tale of a youngster who was abandoned by his mother and then deserted by her. When Augusten Burroughs turns 14, his parents divorce, and his mother—who considers herself a talented poet on the cusp of stardom—delivers him to the quirky home of her psychiatrist, Dr. Finch. That year, Augusten did cosmetology, wrote a journal, and stayed out of school. He befriends Finch's younger daughter, his mother's mental illness gets worse, he takes an older girlfriend, and he occasionally receives presents from an unexpected benefactor.
Cast: Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes
Keywords: based on novel or book, sibling relationship, 1970s, wife husband relationship, adoption, marriage crisis, therapist, becoming an adult

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