The Adderall Diaries
World Premiere

The Adderall Diaries

World Narrative Competition
| USA | 87 MINUTES | English
Drama, Female Director(s), Thriller, New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
Based on the bestselling memoir by Stephen Elliott, The Adderall Diaries is the story of an author (James Franco) paralyzed by writer's block and an escalating drug dependency who is sucked down the rabbit hole of a high-profile murder case. As Elliott becomes increasingly obsessed with the trial his own nightmarish childhood memories resurface, particularly of his cruel and distant father (Ed Harris). But when his estranged father returns with his own story to tell, fact and fiction become blurred in an amphetamine-induced haze.

Featuring supporting performances by Amber Heard, Cynthia Nixon, and Christian Slater, Pamela Romanowsky's first feature is an unflinchingly honest drama about fathers and sons, what it means to tell the truth, and the way we choose to write our own story.

—Cara Cusumano

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Pamela Romanowsky
Pamela Romanowsky studied behavioral psychology at Macalester College, verité documentary filmmaking with Barbara Kopple, and narrative filmmaking at New York University’s MFA program. The Adderall Diaries is Romanowsky’s first feature film.
Pamela Romanowsky
Pamela Romanowsky
James Reach, Joseph McKelheer, Vincent Jolivette, James Franco
Myron Kerstein, Marc Vives
Bruce Thierry Cheung
Executive Producer
Robert Redford, Ryan Dorff, Bill Kiely, Leo Kiely
Michael Andrews
James Franco, Ed Harris, Amber Heard, Christian Slater, Cynthia Nixon

US Sales Contact
Nick Ogiony
Creative Artists Agency
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 424 288 2000
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International Sales Contact
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Kathy Morgan International
Los Angeles, 90049
Phone: 310 472 6300
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