Beautiful Boy

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  120 min.
In theatres:
October 19, 2018 - Toronto, Vancouver
October 26, 2018 - Montréal, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria, Halifax, Ottawa
November 2, 2018 - Expands

Current rating: Rating: 4.82
based on 24 votes and 7 reviews
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Cast: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan

Synopsis

Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Dave Sheff (Steve Carrell) loves his son Nic (Timothée Chalamet) more than anything, but when the boy develops a meth addiction, Dave can't understand how he went wrong as a father. He blames himself, but doesn't know how to help Nic. The two go through troubled times and many ups and downs as Dave refuses to give up on his beautiful son.  

Based on the bestselling memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff.

Director: Felix Van Groeningen
Studio: VVS Films
Producer(s): Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner
Screenplay: Luke Davies, Felix van Groeningen
Official Site: BeautifulBoy.movie

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  • 5 stars "One of the most intense movies ever. Excellent acting."
  • 5 stars "Very well acted but very sad to watch how drug addiction affects the addict as well as the family...A parent nightmare!!!"
  • 5 stars "Strong performances. Well wrtten. The chronology of the story occurs in flashbacks, and sometimes out of logical sequence, which is effective."