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Steve Carell & Timothée Chalamet in Official Trailer for 'Beautiful Boy'

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June 27, 2018
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Beautiful Boy Trailer

"I thought we were close, I thought we were closer than most fathers and sons… Why?!" Amazon Studios has released the first official trailer for Beautiful Boy, an adaptation from director Felix van Groeningen. This looks like a very tender, intimate, heartbreaking but also somewhat uplifting film about a family and the challenges they have with a son addicted to methamphetamines. Beautiful Boy stars Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet as father and son David and Nic, dealing with their experiences of "survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years." The full cast includes Maura Tierney, Christian Convery, Oakley Bull, Kaitlyn Dever, Amy Ryan, Stefanie Scott, and Julian Works. This looks really wonderful, and like an emotional rollercoaster, but it has that tiny bit of hope that makes me smile. I love the way this trailer starts with such a strong scene, letting it play out. This is a must watch.

Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Felix van Groeningen's Beautiful Boy, direct from YouTube:

Beautiful Boy Poster

Based on the best-selling memoirs from father and son David Sheff and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking & inspiring experience of survival, relapse, recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. Beautiful Boy is directed by experienced Belgian filmmaker Felix van Groeningen, director of Steve + Sky, With Friends Like These, The Misfortunates, The Broken Circle Breakdown, and Belgica previously. The screenplay is written by Felix van Groeningen and Luke Davies, adapted from both David Sheff's memoir "Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction" and also Nic Sheff's memoir "Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines". This just premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, and will next play at the Zurich & San Sebastian Film Festivals. Amazon Studios will release van Groeningen's Beautiful Boy in select theaters starting October 12th this fall. First impression? Who wants to see this?

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Reader Feedback - 11 Comments

1

yea, definitely a must-watch for me.

dan on Jun 27, 2018

2

Heavy.

Brandon Cole on Jun 27, 2018

3

Acting EXPLOSION!!

DAVIDPD on Jun 27, 2018

4

Steve Carell in another awesome role! Liked the music in the trailer...sounded like Explosions in the Sky!

kitano0 on Jun 27, 2018

5

This song is by Mogwai and they're even better than the already awesome EITS.

Jan-Peter Rook on Jun 29, 2018

6

As a father even the trailer brought me to tears. Uh.

ff on Jun 27, 2018

7

Hence why I still haven't seen Fathers & Daughters.

THE_RAW_ on Jun 28, 2018

8

Well, relationships between parents and child are the source of constant worry and things can go awry, right? Although, this trailer is a bit of exaggerating with the emotional tone ...

shiboleth on Jun 28, 2018

9

Looks well-acted and with a heavy subject matter...but...I gotta be in the mood for this kind of thing. And the mood doesn't come often... Glad Steve Carrell is getting work though.

THE_RAW_ on Jun 28, 2018

10

Have you read the book @disqus_yyq0lnHEEt:disqus ? Or doesn't interest you?

THE_RAW_ on Jun 28, 2018

11

Congrats on your sobriety Bo! That's awesome!

THE_RAW_ on Jul 2, 2018

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