By: Focus Features – Released November 2, 2018
Focus Features presents writer/director/producer Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased. The film is based on Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family by Garrard Conley and stars Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges and Joel Edgerton.
Boy Erased tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents (Kidman and Crowe). His parents struggle with reconciling their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends, and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader (Edgerton) and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.
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