Running with Scissors is a 2006 English-language Comedy Drama film directed by Ryan Murphy and produced by Ryan Murphy, Brad Pitt, Brad Grey and Dede Gardner. The story of how a boy was abandoned by his mother and how he, later, abandoned her. The year he'll be 14, the parents of Augusten Burroughs (1965- ) divorce, and his mother, who thinks of herself as a fine poet on the verge of fame, delivers him to the eccentric household of her psychiatrist, Dr. Finch. During that year, Augusten avoids school, keeps a journal, and practices cosmetology. His mother's mental illness worsens, he takes an older lover, he finds friendship with Finch's younger daughter, and he's the occasional recipient of gifts from an unlikely benefactor. Can he survive to come of age? Written by. Running with scissors stars Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Rachel Wood, Alec Baldwin, Jill Clayburgh and Rachel Zeskind. The screenplay is written by Ryan Murphy which is inspired from Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs. The music was composed by James S. Levine. Cinematography was done by Christopher Baffa and editing by Byron Smith. The film has a running time of 116 minutes. It was released on 1st February 2007. The motion picture made a box office gross of $7 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Sony Pictures Releasing.
Comedy , Drama
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