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2.1
97 Ratings

Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You

Directed by Roberto Faenza
United States, Italy, 2011
Drama, Gay & Lesbian

Synopsis

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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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You Directed by Roberto Faenza

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2012 | Winner: Best Song

2012 | Nominee: Best Producer

Golden Globes (Italy)

2012 | Winner: Best Screenplay

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