BOY ERASED tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman, Russell 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 (Joel Edgerton) and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.
DIR/SCR/PROD Joel Edgerton, based on the memoir by Garrard Conley; PROD Steve Golin, Kerry Kohansky-Roberts. U.S., 2018, color, 114 min. RATED R
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