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Focus Features just debuted a powerful trailer for the upcoming film Boy Erased, a movie based on the memoir of Garrard Conley which stars Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. This film will come to select theaters on November 2nd, 2018 – check out the trailer below:
This trailer also features a new original song called “Revelation” by Troye Sivan & Jónsi.
About Boy Erased:
Story: “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 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.
Writer/Director: Joel Edgerton (“The Gift,” “Loving”), based on Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley
Producers: Steve Golin, Kerry Kohansky-Roberts, Joel Edgerton
Cast: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joel Edgerton, Cherry Jones, Michael “Flea” Balzary, Xavier Dolan, Troye Sivan, Joe Alwyn, Emily Hinkler, Jesse LaTourette, David Joseph Craig, Théodore Pellerin, Madelyn Cline, and Britton Sear
To learn more about this movie, visit the official website and follow along on social using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #BoyErased. You can also pick up a copy of Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley on Amazon to read in advance of the film’s premiere – and you’ll want to stock up on tissues while you’re at it.