BEAUTIFUL BOY (Theatrical Release USA 2018)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.4|5.0 Starsìììì

Beautiful Boy—educational—works the serious side of Steve Carrell to good effect. The film provides an early look at the acting talents of Timothée Chalamet. This film works on the somber, serious side of storytelling and will likely ring very strong emotional response for anyone involved in this same struggle. Great work for Director Felix van Goeningen.

Storyline

A young man gets caught up in drug addiction and his family works through the pain of trying to help him.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Felix van Groeningen for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Sarah Esberg and Nan Morales for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: David Sheff (Steve Carell), Karen Barbour (Maura Tierney), Young Nic Sheff (Jack Dylan Grazer), Daisy Sheff (Oakley Bull), Jasper Sheff (Christian Convery), Nic Sheff (Timothée Chalamet),  Annie Goldblum (Amy Aquino), Vince (Carlton Wilborn), Julia (Stefanie Scott), Julia’s Mother (Marypat Farrell), and Dr. Brown (Timothy Hutton).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It’s worth a non-judgmental watch.

Ben Meyers

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