STUDIOCANAL has revealed the home release details for the Steve Carell (Foxcatcher, The Big Short) and Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name) led Beautiful Boy which is set for release on Digital Download on 13th May and on Blu-ray and DVD 20th May.
The film is is a deeply moving portrait of a family’s unwavering love and commitment to each other in the face of their son’s addiction and his attempts at recovery. As Nic repeatedly relapses, the Sheffs are faced with the harsh reality that addiction is a disease that does not discriminate and can hit any family at any time.
We have the planned special features for the film below and the box-art for the release above.
- Go behind the scenes with cast, crew and those whose memoirs became the basis for Beautiful Boy in this moving collection of special features.
- Ensemble Cast Featurette
- With clips from the film, behind the scenes footage and commentary from the cast and filmmakers, meet the actors who brought Beautiful Boy to life.
- The True Story Behind The Film Featurette
- An extended featurette exclusive to home entertainment: hear from father and son duo, David and Nic Sheff, whose respective memoirs Beautiful Boy and Tweak were the inspiration for the film. Discussing their real-life experience of addiction and why this film portrays a different side of addiction that hasn’t been seen much on film before.
- Interview with Amy Rya.
- Supporting actress Amy Ryan discusses her role as Vicki Sheff, Nic’s mother, and how the film explores family bonds, love the importance of treating addiction as a disease.
- UK Trailer