07 February 2019

Boy Erased

Rippon Lea Estate

Boy Erased

Running time

1hr 55mins

Release date

2018

Genre

Drama

Directed by Joel Edgerton and starring Nicole Kidman, and Russell Crowe, 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. This is the thought provoking and intense true story of one young man’s struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity.

Doors open

6:00 pm

Film starts

8:30 pm

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Reviews

"Anchored in empathy by writer-director-star Joel Edgerton, Boy Erased proves the road to complex, powerfully performed drama can also be paved with good intentions."
"Anchored in empathy by writer-director-star Joel Edgerton, Boy Erased proves the road to complex, powerfully performed drama can also be paved with good intentions."

Rotten Tomatoes - 81%

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Rotten Tomatoes - 81%

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“Boy Erased” is a coming-of-age story coupled with a coming into deep selfhood. It’s a fine film, forthright and heartfelt."
“Boy Erased” is a coming-of-age story coupled with a coming into deep selfhood. It’s a fine film, forthright and heartfelt."

Wall Street Journal (Joe Morgenstern)

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Wall Street Journal (Joe Morgenstern)

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