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Being Flynn is a american film of genre Drama directed by Paul Weitz released in USA on 2 march 2012 with Robert De Niro

Being Flynn (2012)

Being Flynn
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Released in USA 2 march 2012
Length 1h42
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama
Rating63% 3.1989453.1989453.1989453.1989453.198945

Being Flynn is a 2012 American drama film starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul Dano, released in select theatres in the United States on March 2, 2012. It was based on Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, a memoir by Nick Flynn.

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Nick Flynn (Dano) is an aspiring writer who works at a homeless shelter where his estranged father Jonathan (De Niro) is a client. Jonathan, an alcoholic ex-con and self-proclaimed "master storyteller", left Nick's mother Jody (Moore) years earlier to raise Nick on her own. She eventually committed suicide, for which Nick feels responsible. Jonathan gets into fights with the other clients, and Nick is tempted to throw him out. Nick and Jonathan get into an intense argument, during which Jonathan tells Nick that they are the same. The stress of seeing his father again drives Nick to drink heavily and abuse drugs, costing him his relationship with his girlfriend and coworker, Denise (Olivia Thirlby).

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