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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2012)

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Based on the best selling novel by Peter Cameron, "Someday This Pain Will Be Useful To You" is a funny and heartfelt film about a vulnerable yet precocious teenager named James with a deep appreciation for the world and no idea how to live in it. Living in New York City, the child of divorced parents who may be better served examining their own lives, James rejects all the assumptions that govern the adult world around him, including the expectation that he will go college in the Fall. Grappling with his future, his sexuality, and his screwed up family, including his 20 year-old memoir-writing sister, James looks for solace in his books, the untraditional ways of his eccentric grandmother and the wisdom gained while running with his therapist.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 5th, 2012 (Limited) by FilmBuff, released as Someday This Pain Will Be Useful To You
Running Time: 99 minutes
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Keywords: Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Coming of Age, LGBT, Children Dealing with Divorce, Voiceover/Narration, Therapists / Therapy
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Jean Vigo Italia, Four of a Kind Productions, RAI Cinema, The 7th Floor, BNL, Gruppo BNP Paribas
Production Countries: Italy,
United States

Lead Ensemble Members

   James Sveck
   Margorie Dunfour
   Paul Sveck
   Hilda Temple
   Barry Rogers
   Gillian Sveck
   James' Mother

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Production and Technical Credits

Roberto Faenza    Screenwriter
Dahlia Heyman    Screenwriter
Peter Cameron    Based on the novel by
Elda Ferri    Producer
Milena Canonero    Producer
Ron Stein    Producer
Rose Ganguzza    Executive Producer
Simona Bellettni    Executive Producer
Dahlia Heyman    Executive Producer
Avy Kaufman    Executive Producer
Allen Bain    Co-Producer
Jesse Scolaro    Co-Producer

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