GenreDrama Running time1h 35m Music directorElisa, Andrea Guerra LanguageEnglish
Release dateNovember 18, 2011 (2011-11-18) Based onSomeday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
by Peter Cameron WriterPeter Cameron (based on the novel by), Roberto Faenza, Dahlia Heyman CastToby Regbo (James Sveck), Deborah Ann Woll (Gillian Sveck), Lucy Liu (Life Coach), Marcia Gay Harden (Marjorie Dunfour), Peter Gallagher (Paul Sveck), Ellen Burstyn (Nanette) Similar moviesRelated Roberto Faenza movies
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A vulnerable teenager develops a deep perception of the world and has no idea how to live in it.
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You is a 2011 comedy-drama film directed by Roberto Faenza based on Peter Camerons novel of the same name. It is primarily Italian financed, but was shot in English. The teenage American protagonist was played by eighteen-year-old English actor Toby Regbo and the supporting cast is mainly American.
The film premiered at the 2011 Rome Film Festival and was scheduled for release in Italy in February 2012. It will receive its North American premiere at the 2012 Miami International Film Festival, but no further cinematic release dates have been announced.
The Italian reviews were mixed, but considerable praise was given for Regbos performance.
A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it.
A drama that follows James Sveck (Toby Regbo), a recent high school graduate in New York City, who feels out of step with his privileged upbringing.
Toby Regbo as James Sveck
Marcia Gay Harden as Marjorie Dunfour
Peter Gallagher as Paul Sveck
Deborah Ann Woll as Gillian Sveck
Ellen Burstyn as James Svecks grandmother
Siobhan Fallon Hogan as Mrs. Beemer
Lucy Liu as Hilda Temple, life coach
Stephen Lang as Barry Rogers
Gilbert Owuor as John Webster
Aubrey Plaza as Real Estate Agent
Filming took place in New York from August 18 to October 4, 2010.