Beau Is Afraid

Beau Is Afraid (2023)

Genres - Drama, Horror, Fantasy, Mystery, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Black Comedy  |   Release Date - Apr 14, 2023 (USA - Limited), Apr 21, 2023 (USA - Expanding)  |   Run Time - 179 min.  |   Countries - Canada, Finland, United Kingdom, United States  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Travis Norris

When Beau’s mother dies, he decides to trek back home and get some closure. Along the way, he is introduced to some of his greatest fears as the seemingly normal trip turns into a surreal adventure. As he struggles with overbearing anxiety, Beau must confront his past and the overbearing mother that may be the root of his problems. Ari Aster writes and directs the comedy-drama co-starring Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Ryan.

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bonding [relationship], home, journey, mother, paranoia