Growing up in the 1970’s young Augusten was living a
middle-class existence with an alcoholic father and a bipolar
mother, an unpublished poet with delusions of becoming famous. When
his parents divorced, Augusten’s mother sends him to live with her wildly
unorthodox psychiatrist and his eccentric extended family. The story
portrays an outlaw childhood where rules were unheard of, the Christmas tree
stayed up all year round, where Valium was consumed like candy, and if
things got dull, an electroshock- therapy machine could provide
The film arrives on both DVD and Blu-Ray with the Featurettes Inside Outsiders, A Story by Augusten Burroughs, Creathing the Cuckoo’s Nest.
All you have to do is wait for February 6th. The DVD is priced at $26.96 with the Blu-Ray priced at $38.96.