Birthday Boy

A young man (Brendan Meyer), steals a car but is unprepared for what he finds in the backseat.

Academy Award Nominated Filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée brings short film Birthday Boy to Festivals In 2016. In addition to directing the HBO limited series Big Little Lies, staring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, Veteran Academy Award nominated filmmaker, Jean-Marc Vallée executive produced the short film Birthday Boy, helmed by his assistant on Wild, Andrew Saunderson. Saunderson directs Brendan Meyer, poised for a break out after starring in last year’s festival darling, The Guest, to a shining performance as the lead of this heartbreaking and artistically crafted collision between the contrasting worlds of two young boys.