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Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2011)

 |  Drama  |  5 October 2012 (USA)
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A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it.

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James Sveck is a lonely youth in the summer before he goes off to college at Brown University. Apart from hanging with his grandmother, James prefers solitude. The story is told in first person narration, which helps give an intimate inside view of James as he works through his life at the therapy sessions which his parents insist he goes to. We learn about James's past and present through the stories he tells. Written by nico paholo paholo / edited by statmanjeff

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Du wirst schon noch sehen, wozu es gut ist  »

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Film Screened at MovieMov Italian Film Festival 2012, Thai-Italian Screening on July 7, 2012. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
James Sveck: I wish the whole day was like breakfast, when people are still connected to their dreams, focused inward and... and not yet ready to engage with the world. If it was always breakfast, I would be fine.
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References Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968) See more »

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Blue City
Written by Paul Bosko and Jill Bosko
Performed by Paul Bosko
Special "Someday version" re-edited by John Creamer
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Review of Someday this Pain Will Be Useful To You
27 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film was fantastic. I have almost nothing in common with the main character, but I somehow managed to connect with him in multiple ways. He embodies the tortured teen spirit that comes inevitably with an unstable home environment, and his confusion is expertly depicted through the film's witty dialogue and realistic nature. I also thoroughly enjoyed Aubrey Plaza's character; she was charming as usual and played the part very well. The cast was very well chosen and had great chemistry - each individual actor is clearly talented but when put together they are a force. I have only good things to say about this movie!


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