Boy Erased

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Certificate: 15
Length: 115 mins
Director: Joel Edgerton
Cast: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton


Boy Erased tells the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Kidman and Crowe) at age 19. Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program — 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.

An open, generous performance from Lucas Hedges carries this earnestly intended movie from writer-director Joel Edgerton” ★★★ – Guardian

Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and a uniformly splendid supporting cast — including Edgerton himself as a gay conversion therapist — deliver the goods in this heart-rending drama” – Hollywood Reporter