Buzz and others,
The film is generally faithful to the book but Gregg Araki does divert from it here and there. But the BIG difference is that the screen gives Araki the opportunity to turn the book into an absolutely searing account of how abuse affects two boys very differently. Andy is right about the triggers. It's graphic visually and in the>
Nobody living can ever stop me
As I go walking my freedom highway.
Nobody living can make me turn back:
This land was made for you and me. (Woody Guthrie)