‘Boy Erased’, in cinemas on 8th February 2019, tells the story of Jared, played by Lucas Hedges, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents – played by Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe – at age 19.
Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a conversion therapy programme – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith. ‘Boy Erased’ is the true story of one young man’s struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity.
‘Boy Erased’ is directed by Joel Edgerton, who stars as Victor Sykes in the film, and who also produced the film alongside Anonymous Content’s Kerry Kohansky-Roberts and Steve Golin, the Academy Award-winning producer of Best Picture Oscar winner ‘Spotlight’.
‘Boy Erased’ also features co-starring roles by Troye Sivan, Xavier Dolan, Cherry Jones, Michael “Flea” Balzary, Joe Alwyn, Emily Hinkler, Jesse LaTourette, David Joseph Craig, Théodore Pellerin, Madelyn Cline, and Britton Sear.
The film also features the new original song, ‘Revelation’, by Troye Sivan and Jónsi.