Beautiful Boy is a deeply moving portrait of a family’s unwavering love and commitment to each other in the face of their son’s addiction and his attempts at recovery. Based on two memoirs, one from acclaimed journalist David Sheff and one from his son, Nic Sheff. As Nic repeatedly relapses, the Sheffs are faced with the harsh reality that addiction is a disease that does not discriminate and can hit any family at any time
Harrowing, heart - breaking and yet full of joy, hope, and love, Beautiful Boy recounts the rehabs, disappearances, broken promises and rage as Nic sinks deeper into the drug world, as well as David’s efforts to save his “beautiful boy” from the ravages of addiction. Directed by Felix van Groeningen (Belgica, The Broken Circle Breakdown), the film stars Academy Award® nominees Steve Carell (Foxcatcher, The Big Short) and Timothée Chalamet (Interstellar, Call Me by Your Name), Golden Globe® winner Maura Tierney (The Affair, Baby Mama), Academy Award nominee® Amy Ryan (Birdman, Gone Baby Gone) and Academy Award® winner Timothy Hutton (Ordinary People).
Premiers May 31st in English with Icelandic subtitles!