A paranoid man embarks on an epic odyssey to get home to his mother in this bold and ingeniously depraved new film from writer/director Ari Aster.
A24 distributes in the US.
Filmed in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Previously known as Disappointment Blvd..
Written/directed by Ari Aster (Hereditary, Midsommar).
It’s rumored that this project may be related to the 2011 short from Ari Aster titled “Beau.” The short’s premise is as follows: A neurotic middle-aged man’s trip (to visit his mother) is delayed indefinitely when his keys are mysteriously taken from his door. He is subsequently haunted by an increasingly sinister chain of upsetting events.
This has been described as a “nightmare comedy.”
A24 released Beau Is Afraid in theaters on April 21, 2023.
Sony Pictures UK released Beau Is Afraid in UK Cinemas on May 19, 2023.
Beau is Afraid arrived on Vudu, Fandango’s premium on-demand video service on June 13, 2023. Beau is Afraid will be available in SD, HD and UHD for $19.99.
A24 and Lionsgate released Beau Is Afraid on Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital and DVD on July 11, 2023.
Director: Ari Aster
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