Shia LaBeouef’s Honey Boy is a Therapeutic Film About Healing from Childhood Trauma

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Honey Boy is a movie written by Shia LaBeouf while he was in therapy working through his PTSD from his rocky childhood. The movie centers around his relationship with his abusive and alcoholic father who lives off his earnings as a child actor. The film works through what it is like to confront memories of child abuse as an adult, and how to reconcile memories of parental figures who have been both hurtful and supportive.

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You can watch Honey Boy for free with a subscription to Amazon Prime on Prime Video.
Watch the official Honey Boy trailer here

Image Credits:
Feature Image: Noah Silliman, On Unsplash, Creative Commons
Body Image: Honey Boy Poster, IMDB