Boy Erased Cast and Crew | Focus Features

Boy Erased tells the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Kidman and Crowe) at age 19.  Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.  “Boy Erased” is the true story of one young man’s struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity.

Lucas Hedges

Nicole Kidman

Russell Crowe

Writer/Director/Producer - Joel Edgerton

Producer - Kerry Kohansky-Roberts

Producer - Steve Golin

Boy Erased

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September 28, 2018

REACTIONS
“I’m excited to work with an ensemble of actors, seasoned and new, to bring Garrard’s story to the screen. I think Focus is the perfect partner on this, and I will always thank Garrard for trusting my passion for his life story."
Joel Edgerton
"We are thrilled to work once again with Joel, and with the Anonymous Content team. These filmmakers’ passion for this heart-rending project speaks to all of us at Focus, and to why we make the movies we do.”
Peter Kujawski, Focus Chairman

About the Film

Boy Erased tells the story of Jared (Hedges), the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents (Kidman and Crowe) at age 19.  Jared is faced with an ultimatum: attend a gay conversion therapy program – or be permanently exiled and shunned by his family, friends, and faith.  “Boy Erased” is the true story of one young man’s struggle to find himself while being forced to question every aspect of his identity.

  • Lucas Hedges
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Russell Crowe
  • Joel Edgerton
    Writer/Director/Producer
  • Kerry Kohansky-Roberts
    Producer
  • Steve Golin
    Producer