Synopsis by Maggie Sadler
A young man named James Frey (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) aspires to build his career in the world of creative writing. However, his own demons soon get in his way as he finds himself being checked into a rehabilitation center when his additions spiral out of control. While in the institution, and in an attempt to move forward, he is forced to contend with the events of childhood trauma and his subsequent inability to cope. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, based on the experiences of screenplay contributor James Frey.
alcoholic, alcoholism, book, drug-addiction, forbidden-love, medical-treatment, recovery [health], rehabilitation [detox], writer