R | | Biography, Drama
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
The film premiered at TIFF (Toronto international Film Festival) in Canada in September 2018.
You can not say dumb shit like that, or you're gonna start believing it.
In the opening scene, the father describes Nic's hair as "shoulder-length." In fact, it doesn't even cover his ears.
During the end credits, Nic is heard reciting the poem "Let It Enfold You" by Charles Bukowski.
$218,888 (USA) (14 October 2018)
$7,649,973 (USA) (7 February 2019)
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