Directed, written and starring Justin Chon, Blue Bayou looks like an equally timely and poignant film that delves right inside the reality of immigration, and specifically the American-born deportation of foreign-born adoptees.
Coming to the UK later this year, it follows Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in the Louisiana bayou, who’s married to Kathy (Alicia Vikander), and step-dad to their daughter Jessie. Always working and trying to make a better life for his family, he must confront his past when he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home….
Here’s your trailer from Universal Pictures:
Really enjoyed your review on Blue Bayou! It was powerful and at times hard to watch. Here is my review! I am Tarek Fayoumi of movieswithtarek.com.
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Thanks for sharing Tarek! Very powerful work!