Honey Boy



Shia LaBeouf wrote this screenplay based on his childhood and plays the role of his father in a cathartic story of overcoming your own experiences.

The protagonist is a child actor with a vexed relationship with his father whom he supports. The story is related from that young boy's point of view in what resembles remembered sequences. There's a dreamlike quality to this film, where intensity stems from the construct of memorable episodes with an enduring emotional impact. It's bold territory to explore, and the fallout from the paternal relationship is devastating to witness. One for the honey.

Anne Murphy

Limited Release 27th February 2020
Sony Pictures 94 mins