It promises to be a tearjerker, the first American film by Felix van Groeningen. However, if you to conclusions from the trailer of ‘Beautiful boy’ is unloaded.
Therein you see how Steve Carell (’Foxcatcher’, ‘The big short’) the distraught father of a boy who has a fight and loses against his drug addiction. And that boy, that is one of the hottest new talents on the big screen:
Timothée Chalamet. It would be the first big movie of Chalamet can be after ‘Call me by your name’, and for Woody allen’s film ‘A rainy day in New York’.
Van Groeningen went for ‘Beautiful boy’ get started with true events. This he based on the particular lezenswaardige book, David Sheff wrote about his addicted son, ” Beautiful boy: A father’s journey through his son’s addiction’. But Van Groeningen groove even deeper because he also took the experiences of that son himself: Nick Sheff summed up his view of things in ” Tweak: Growing up on methamphetamines’. Father and son are so played by Carell, and Chalamet, two actors who have been nominated for an Oscar.
Also Van Groeningen have had that honor, with ” The broken circle breakdown’. That movie gave Van Groeningen the chance to ‘Beautiful boy’ to turn to Plan B, the production company of Brad Pitt. The trailer can also extract with the producers of ‘12 years a slave’ and ‘Moonlight’. In the U.S., brings to Amazon the movie to the cinemas on 12 October. The belgians will have to wait until 21 november.
Van Groeningen took a few Belgians to Hollywood. The photography is Ruben Impens, and the installation of Nico Leunen, with whom Van Groeningen has worked since his debut ‘Steve + Sky’.