Boy Erased

“Boy Erased” is the story of a young man who is sent to a facility to change his sexual orientation. The parents, who are religious, believe he can be converted. The film stars Lucas Hedges, as the conflicted boy, and Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe as the parents. Hedges gives a harrowing, realistic performance and Kidman once again exudes motherly love as she did in “Lion”. She transforms from an obedient wife and mother to a strong woman taking care of her child. Some of the scenes at the conversion facility are difficult to watch, but this is definitely a worthwhile film.