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Running with Scissors


27 Oct 2006

1 hr 56 min

Comedy, Drama

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother (Bening), 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.


Status: Released
Country: USA
Languages: Italian, Russian, English
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations.
Budget: $12M


Ryan Murphy


Bonnie Weis (Producer)
Augusten Burroughs (Producer)
Brad Grey (Producer)
Steve Samuels (Executive Producer)
Brad Pitt (Producer)
Ryan Murphy (Producer)



Production Companies

TriStar Pictures


Annette Bening (as Deirdre Burroughs)
Brian Cox (as Dr. Finch)
Joseph Cross (as Augusten Burroughs)
Joseph Fiennes (as Neil Bookman)
Evan Rachel Wood (as Natalie Finch)
Alec Baldwin (as Norman Burroughs)
Jill Clayburgh (as Agnes Finch)
Gwyneth Paltrow (as Hope Finch)
Gabrielle Union (as Dorothy)
Patrick Wilson (as Michael Shephard)
Kristin Chenoweth (as Fern Stewart)
Dagmara DomiƄczyk (as Suzanne)
Colleen Camp (as Joan)
Jack Kaeding (as Six-Year-Old Augusten Burroughs)
Gabriel Guedj (as Poo)