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Being Flynn

2 years, 1 month ago at Sep 14 0:24
You’ve got some serious artistic hubris if you’re willing to stick Robert De Niro behind a yellow cab and reference one of his most iconic works, and Being Flynn cannot compare to Martin Scorsese’s sweaty, paranoid Taxi Driver. That was a work of pure daring, an evocation  of numerous westerns gone to rot and sanity in the concrete badlands of New York City. Being Flynn, meanwhile, is a gen... read more
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Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn re-encounters his father, a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.
Release date: 19 April 2012
Tags: Drama (5), 2012 (4), 2010s (4), Alcoholism (3), Comedy (2), Single Mothers (2), Drugs (2), Letters (2), Writers (2), Suicide (1), Fathers & Sons (1), Based On Book (1), (1), Poverty (1), Racism (1), Library (1), Bookstore (1), Father And Son Relation (1)
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