Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
|Awards||2004 award from PEN International and shortlisted for the Prix Femina|
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City is a memoir by playwright and poet Nick Flynn, describing Flynn's reunion with his estranged father, Jonathan, an alcoholic resident of the homeless shelter where Nick was a social worker in the late 1980s. The title refers to Jonathan's description of homeless life in Boston. It was published by W. W. Norton in September 2004.
In 2007, Twentieth Century Fox acquired the rights to produce a movie adaptation of the memoir, Filming began in the summer of 2010 with Paul Weitz as director, and starring Robert De Niro as Jonathan and Paul Dano as Nick. The film, titled Being Flynn, was released on March 2, 2012.
In Popular Culture
In 2014 movie 5 to 7 the main character is buying a copy of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City at the bookshop.
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- The Reenactments