Boy Erased

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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.