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498 Ratings

Running with Scissors

Directed by Ryan Murphy
United States, 2006
Comedy, Drama


Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he’s handed off to his mother’s therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch’s bizarre extended family.

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Running with Scissors Directed by Ryan Murphy

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

2007 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2006 | 2nd place: Best Supporting Actor

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