On one hand, Honey Boy is simply a film following the complex relationship between a child actor and his abusive, monetarily dependent father, however, anyone with even a slight amount of knowledge regarding writer and star Shia LaBeouf’s tumultuous career and very public ‘private life’ will know that Honey Boy is so much more.
Zak is twenty-two years old and wants to be a pro-wrestler, but there’s a problem. Zak has Down Syndrome. He’s also stuck living at a nursing home and has just been labeled a flight risk.
Shia LaBeouf writes and stars in the film Honey Boy, a semi-autobiographical retelling of his life and career to date.
After making a splash with the Transformers (2007-) franchise and showing glimpses of his incredible talent in a number of big-budget productions, the enigmatic Shia LaBeouf appears to finally be coming into his own as an actor with the upcoming The Peanut Butter Falcon.
In American Honey, a teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a group of misfits who travel the country selling magazine subscriptions.
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