Conversations with Joel Edgerton and Garrard Conley of BOY ERASED

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  • Published on Nov 1, 2018
  • Q&A with Joel Edgerton and Writer Gerrard Conley. Moderated by Tim Grierson.
    Boy Erased tells the story of Jared Eamons (Lucas Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents (Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe). His parents struggle with reconciling their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends, and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader (Joel Edgerton) and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.
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Comments • 3

  • Livio Piantelli
    Livio Piantelli 6 months ago

    Thank you for this

  • Natalie Zayas-Bazan
    Natalie Zayas-Bazan 7 months ago +2

    ‘There are people mad at Gerard for not cutting off his dad’. That is the problem with the generation- like Joel said, we are so obsessed with ‘an eye for an eye’. As a disabled Latina, there’s SO many things I could hold grudges for. It’s just not worth it. Well done to Gerard for growing up and maturing. (I also was lucky enough to see this film earlier this month at the San Diego film festival. It’s a wonderful film and not what you expect. Highly recommended)

    • Katina Gehn
      Katina Gehn 6 months ago +1

      Natalie Zayas-Bazan exactly! How will anything change if nobody can even have a conversation with anyone else?