Sunday, November 05, 2006

Running With Scissors

Running With Scissors is based on the memoir of Augusten Burroughs. His mother suffered from mental illness, his father was an alcoholic. His mother left him in the care of her therapist, whose family had it's own struggles. Though the circumstances seem desperate, there is joy and optimism from Augusten. The sound track keeps us in the time period and the mood. This is a compelling story with colorful characters.

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