Boy Erased


Review: A gay teenager is pressured into attending conversion therapy after being forcibly outed to his parents.
Director: Joel Edgerton
Actors: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton, Russell Crowe, Madelyn Cline, Victor McCay, David Joseph Craig, Troye Sivan, Emily Hinkler, Devin Michael, Matt Burke, Lindsey Moser, Jesse LaTourette, Britton Sear, David Ditmore, William Ngo, Xavier Dolan, Tim Ware, Flea, Randy Havens and Joe Alwyn
Year: 2018
Genre: Biography and Drama
Conclusion: 3/5
Based on a 2016 memoir by Garrard Conley. I was actually shocked at just how different Russell Crowe looked as he had put so much weight on. Although the subject matter was very heavy, I thought it was a really good film with strong performances. I do think that it is a very brave film to have been made. Just some of the themes that this concentrates on are acceptance, control, religion and sexuality.


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