What Doesn't Kill You


1h 40m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Brian and Paulie are two young punks running loose on the hard streets of South Boston. Coming from separate but equally broken homes, the boys bond makes them brothers. They do whatever it takes to survive, living by the code of their dog eat dog neighborhood. As Brian and Paulie get older, petty

Film Details

Also Known As
Real Men Cry
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Brian and Paulie are two young punks running loose on the hard streets of South Boston. Coming from separate but equally broken homes, the boys bond makes them brothers. They do whatever it takes to survive, living by the code of their dog eat dog neighborhood. As Brian and Paulie get older, petty crimes and misdemeanors grow into more serious offenses. Eventually, they fall under sway to the organized crime boss Pat Kelly who runs the felonious backroom businesses and illicit trades in Southie. They also find themselves the targets of unwanted attention from Detective Moran, one of Boston's finest. And Brian in particular becomes lost in haze of drugs and rebellion. Even the love he has for his wife Stacy and his children isn't enough to redeem him. In time, the friends find themselves in jail--just a part of doing business on the mean streets they call home. Brian and Paulie are incarcerated long enough to learn a few lessons, but will they lead to changed lives on the outside? A storm of trouble is brewing: Paulie has big plans to liberate them from their life of crime--just one more job, one last heist--a bold and potentially violent daylight robbery. But Brian has used his time in jail to make amends to his family and get clean. When Paulie comes to him for help, Brian must face the biggest challenge to his code of honor that he could ever imagine: stand by his friend or salvage his family--he cannot do both.

Crew

Joseph Abruzzese

Driver

Daniel Aguilar

Film And Electronic Laboratory

Marine Albert

Casting Assistant

James Alexander

Song

Phalon Alexander

Song

Dave Angell

Location Scout

Audra Avery

On-Set Dresser

Gregg Barbanell

Foley Artist

Anthony Beaudoin

Finance Manager

Jerome Bell

Song

Gioia Birkett-foa

Sound

Ethan Borsuk

Assistant Camera

Joan G. Bostwick

Assistant Director

Jason Bowen

Generator Operator

John Jennings Boyd

Music Producer

Laurie Bramhall

Key Costumer

Tom Brissette

Music Scoring Mixer

Dennis Brown

Finance Manager

Evans Brown

Best Boy Electric

Pete Bucossi

Stunt Coordinator

Gregory Bufford

Song

Robert A Bullard

Assistant Camera

David Camarena

Software Engineer

Tony Campenni

Dolly Grip

Richard Cardillo

Swing

Stephen M Catizone

Song

Gary Cherone

Song

Gary Cherone

Song Performer

Eddy Collyns

Location Manager

Amy Comstock

Production Accountant

Gareth Cook

Colorist

William Coyman

Driver

John Cronk

Driver

Derek Cunningham

Assistant Location Manager

Rebecca Cutter

Assistant

Donna De Seta

Casting Director

James Degallegos

Finance Manager

Jon Delgado

Camera Operator

Erin Dodgen

Colorist

Larry Dodson

Song

Swamp Dogg

Song

Swamp Dogg

Song Performer

Anthony Michael Dortch

Song

Gleanna Doyle

Animal Trainer

Henry Dunn

Production Designer

Dru Dunnaway

Swing

Gilbert Eatherton

Transportation Captain

John Egan

Driver

Jennifer Engel

Set Decorator

Caroline Errington

Costume Supervisor

Joe Facey

Craft Service

Farnaz Fahid

Assistant

Erin Feeley

Assistant Production Coordinator

David Feldman

Visual Effects Producer

T Sean Ferguson

Assistant Director

Danielle Fiorello

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Steve Fitzgerald

Driver

Jaima Fogg

Assistant Property Master

Jaime Fortuno-lavin

Digital Effects Artist

Alan Freedman

Adr Mixer

Padhraic Friel

Driver

Marc Frydman

Producer

Mitch Gates

Cg Supervisor

Gary Gegan

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Robert Getty

Supervising Sound Editor

Andrew J Gilbert

Caterer

Kelli Gillam

Post-Production Accountant

Richard Glasser

Music Supervisor

Anton Gold

Sound Mixer

Jesse Goldberg

Swing

Brian Goodman

Screenplay

Jill Greenblatt

Production Manager

Jim Gunn

Dailies

Kacie Haggerty

Accountant

Otis Hall

Driver

Ben Hasler

Post-Production Coordinator

Roemehl Hawkins

Costume Designer

Chato Hill

Assistant Sound Editor

Loc Hoang

Film And Electronic Laboratory

Robert Hoffman

Editor

Matthew Iadarola

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

William J. Immerman

Executive Producer

Tim Jacobsen

Visual Effects Producer

Judi Jeroslow

Assistant Production Accountant

Danya Joseph

Assistant Editor

Melissa Kalbfus

Script Supervisor

Bernard C Karol

Swing

Holly Karroll Clark

Assistant

Robert Kelly

Grip

Mark Killian

Assistant Camera

Jeffrey L King

Grip

Jamie Kiser

Caterer

Vanessa Knoll

Props Buyer

Jill Krachmer

Music Composer

Ashley Kravitz

Rights & Clearances

Kim T Le

Assistant Production Coordinator

Samuel Lehmer

Music Scoring Mixer

Kristy Lewis

Visual Effects Producer

James Little

Driver

Rod Lurie

Producer

David Mann

Sound Effects Editor

Jared Marshall

Location Assistant

Vaughan Mason

Song

Vaughan Mason

Song Performer

Tyler Mathers

Office Production Assistant

Honor Maxfield

Assistant

Cory Mccrum-abdo

Post-Production Supervisor

William Mcgrath

Driver

Peter Mcintosh

Unit Production Manager

Peter Mcintosh

Executive Producer

Sean Mcnaughton

Caterer

Leo J Mellace

Song

Marguerite Mello

Assistant

Julie Milstead

Assistant

Bob Minshall

Digital Effects Artist

Vincent James Morano

Production Coordinator

Fairlie Myers

Set Costumer

Chris Navarro

Adr Mixer

Peggy Nicholson

Hair

Chris Norr

Director Of Photography

Maritza Norr

Loader

Courtney Norris

Production Assistant

Billy O'brien

Transportation Coordinator

William O'brien

Driver

Joseph O'connor

Driver

Kevin S. Parker

Boom Operator

Tim Payson

Property Master

Angela Peri

Casting Director

Andy Potvin

Consultant

Mario J Presterone

On-Set Dresser

Jodi Purdy-quinlan

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Eric Raber

Sound Effects Editor

Matt Reale

Sound Mixer

Michelle Reed

Assistant

Chris Reynolds

Assistant Camera

Daryl Richardson

Grip

Ralph Robinson

Driver

Paul M Roderick

Driver

Brigitta Romanov

Assistant Costume Designer

Emma Rotondi

Hair

Mike Russo

Stunt Coordinator

Justin Sanchez

Software Engineer

Leland Saxton

Post-Production Assistant

Steven Schatz

Sound Mixer

Robert Schumann

Song

Robert Schumann

Song Performer

Trish Seeney

Makeup

Ellen Segal

Music Editor

Kimberly Simpson

Assistant

Kevin Skaggs

Sound Engineer

Alec St John

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Alec St John

Supervising Sound Editor

John Stephenson

Grip

Colleen Stewart

Post-Production Assistant

Skye Stolnitz

Assistant

Wanda Strukas

Casting Associate

Lucy Sustar

Foley Mixer

Paul T. Murray

Screenplay

Dominique Tabach

Foley Artist

Ross Tatelman

Office Production Assistant

Adam Tobin

Production Assistant

Matt Varosky

Assistant

Darius Wadia

Assistant

Richard Wagner

Song

Donnie Wahlberg

Screenplay

Cleo Wang

Art Department Coordinator

Warren Weberg

Best Boy Grip

William M Weberg

Key Grip

Frans Weterrings

Gaffer

Jojo Whilden

Photography

Sher Williams

Makeup

Doug Wright

Driver

Alex Wurman

Music

Alex Wurman

Music Producer

Greg Wyrick

Assistant Production Accountant

Bob Yari

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Real Men Cry
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 12, 2008

Released in United States on Video April 28, 2009

Feature directorial debut for Brian Goodman.

Released in United States Winter December 12, 2008 (NY, LA)

Released in United States on Video April 28, 2009