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The Trailer For Coming Of Age Story "We The Animals" Is Out

We the Animals is an up and coming indie film with an LGBTQ lead character.

The film is based off of the semi-autobiographical novella of the same name by Justin Torress.

The story follows a family living in rural New York. Within the family of five is youngest son Jonah (played by Evan Rosado). Jonah likes to record his life with his parents and two brothers in a journal.

As time goes by, Jonah watches his brothers turn into two different iterations of his young and volatile parents. Meanwhile, Jonah realizes that he sees the world differently than the rest. His sexuality and heightened imagination not only sustain him, but also ostracize him.

The film’s script was adapted by Jeremiah Zagar and Dan Kitrosser. As they shared at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, they were honored to be a part of the project.

“It’s been an honor to adapt this unbelievable novel by Justin Torres, and create this cinematic world with Raul Castillo, Sheila Vand, and our stunning three young-adult leads Evan Rosado, Isaiah Kristian, and Josiah Gabriel,” director Zagar said in a statement.

After making the rounds at film festivals earlier this year, We the Animals is coming to U.S. theaters on August 17.

While you wait for the movie to come out, you can check out the trailer down below.