Written and directed by Joel Edgerton, and based on the memoir by Garrard Conley, Boy Erased premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. It stars Edgerton, along with Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Xavier Dolan, Troye Sivan, Jesse LaTourette and Britton Sear.

The cast talked up Edgerton’s ability behind the camera, as well as the highly emotive subject matter of the film.

Boy Erased is released on the 2nd of November, 2018 in the US and on the 8th of February, 2019 in the UK. Dave Sztypuljak was on the red carpet out in Toronto, here’s how he got on.

Boy Erased – TIFF Premiere Interviews


The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.