Beau Is Afraid

From his darkest fears comes the greatest adventure.


Beau Is Afraid
Following the sudden death of his mother, a mild-mannered but anxiety-ridden man confronts his darkest fears as he embarks on an epic, Kafkaesque odyssey back home.

179 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity, Violence, Prejudice, Drug abuse).
Comedy, Drama, Horror.
I don’t think this is my room ...
I don’t think this is my room ...

Credits

Cast
Joaquin Phoenix, Patti LuPone, Amy Ryan, Nathan Lane, Kylie Rogers, Denis Ménochet, Parker Posey, Zoe Lister-Jones
Director
Ari Aster
ScreenplayAri Aster
MusicThe Haxan Cloak
CinematographyPawel Pogorzelski
EditingLucian Johnston
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2023
Produced byA24, Access Entertainment, IPR.VC, Square Peg

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone (sic)
SexNone (sic)
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone (sic)
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsContains scenes of horror.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

R: Restricted
Runtime179
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

British Board of Film Classification rating

15: Suitable for 15 years and olderStrong threat, Violence, Sex, Drug misuse, Language, Nudity, Injury detail
Runtime178
British version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
17 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
1
Violence
5
Sex
5
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
47 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
172 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
14
CommonSenseMedia
Jeffrey Anderson quote iconBrilliant but bizarre, unsettling surreal, mature drama.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
33 users
13
Rottentomatoes users
100+ users
13
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
15
IMDB
5594 Netizens
15
The Movie DB
Community
14

Average .. 69%

14

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