Based on the novel of the same name by Peter Cameron, Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You is a delicate, feeling portrait of contemporary New York as seen through the eyes of teenage James. James’ identity crisis concerns his sexuality and his dysfunctional family.
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The acting may not be of the greatest, and the adaptation is far from perfect, but the film is still quite enjoyable. And since I have two 85+ and 90+ grannies, who I can't see as often as I'd like, the end really got me.