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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You


A sensitive yet perceptive New York City teen wrestles with his sexuality, his prospects for the future, and severe family dysfunction in the wake of his parents' divorce in director Roberto Faenza's adaptation of the bestseller by author Peter Cameron. James (Toby Regbo) is a teenage boy with an acute eye for observation, but he lacks the social skills to get ahead in life. His future looking increasingly uncertain as his family falls apart, James watches in bemusement as his melodramatic 20-year-old...more

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20 out of 100 Metascore®

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OK for kids 15+

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