Released in 2018, Boy Erased is the sophomore directorial effort from Joel Edgerton, based on Garrard Conley’s memoir of the same name. Lucas Hedges, in a Golden Globe nominated performance, plays Jared Eamons the son of a baptist preacher who willingly places himself into a gay conversion therapy program. The motion picture stars Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe.
Released in 2005 and directed by Julian Jarrold, Kinky Boots is a fun-filled film about a drag queen who helps the new owner of a shoe factory to diversify his wares. Starring Joel Edgerton and Chiwetel Ejiofor, the film was nominated for many awards, including a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor – Comedy or Musical.