The narrative set in Arkansas, follows the plight of Jared (Lucas Hedges) a young man questioning his sexuality in a staunchly religious household. After a traumatic event, Jared is ‘outed’ by his college crush (Joe Alwyn) to the horror of his God-fearing parents. His father Marshall (Russell Crowe) a Baptist preacher and his Mother, a more sympathetic but dutifully serving wife, decide his only hope is being sent to a gay conversion camp in order to reverse his assumed sexuality. Written, directed, co-produced and co-starring Joel Edgerton.
camp, church, homosexual, religion, therapy