Honey Boy
First screened in October 2019
Director: Alma Har'el. Cast: Noah Jupe, Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, FKA Twigs, Clifton Collins Jr., Laura San Giacomo, voice of Natasha Lyonne. Screenplay: Shia LaBeouf.

Twitter Capsule: Heartfelt, fresh, and clearly first-hand. Lived-in performances from all three leads. Still feels somewhat self-enclosed.

VOR:   Highly specific interpersonal and intrapersonal dynamics, and mostly succeeds in visualizing and dramatizing them without resorting to clichés.

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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Sundance Film Festival: Special Jury Prize for Vision and Craft (Alma Har'el)
Directors Guild of America: Best First Feature

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