Alma Har’el discusses ‘Honey Boy’ with the Los Angeles Times↓
When Alma Har’el began working with Shia LaBeouf on the film that eventually became “Honey Boy,” she never expected to find herself knee-deep in the annual awards-season quagmire. At the time, LaBeouf was attempting to artistically express the difficulties in his life that stemmed from alcoholism and PTSD after an unconventional relationship with his father as a child actor.
After “Honey Boy” premiered to rave reviews at Sundance last January, Amazon Studios acquired the film and has diligently campaigned for Har’el, LaBeouf (who wrote and costars in the film) and stars Noah Jupe and Lucas Hedges over the past few months. That means there have been some good moments along the cross-country journey and some that can only be described as less than ideal.
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