Here is the official trailer for the indie drama Blue Bayou starring Justin Chon, Alicia Vikander, Mark O’Brien, Linh Dan Pham, and Emory Cohen making its world premiere at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Blue Bayou tells the heartbreaking story of Antonio LeBlanc, a Korean adoptee raised in the United States who is forced to confront his distant past and what it means for his own future and his family’s when he unexpectedly faces deportation.
Written and directed by Chon, who won multiple festival awards for Ms. Purple and Blue Bayou, Focus Features will release the films in theaters on September 17, 2021.
An official selection of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, Blue Bayou is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future. Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Alicia Vikander), and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie. Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past when he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.
Check out the official trailer for Blue Bayou below.