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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It's chaotic, messy, schizophrenic. And it has a huge existential problem for it doesn't know what it is or for who it might be. It's just all over the place. It does leave us with some fairly great performances, though.