Blue Bayou Movie

Blue Bayou movie poster

Who's Involved:

Justin Chon, Charles D. King, Mark O’Brien, Alicia Vikander, Emory Cohen, Kim Roth, Linh Dan Pham, Poppy Hanks

Release Date:

Friday, September 17, 2021 (Limited)

language throughout and some violence

Runtime: 1 hr, 58 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Who stars in Blue Bayou: Cast List

"Detention of the Dead" , "21 and Over"  

"The Green Knight" , "Beckett"  

"Marriage Story"  


"The Birthday Cake" , "Lansky"  

Who's making Blue Bayou: Crew List

A look at the Blue Bayou behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Justin Chon last directed Ms. Purple and Gook. The film's writer Justin Chon last wrote Ms. Purple and Gook.


Justin Chon


Justin Chon


Poppy Hanks
Charles D. King
Kim Roth

Production Companies

Entertainment One


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Production: What we know about Blue Bayou?

Key Facts

  1. “Justin’s ability to open our eyes to new perspectives by celebrating our shared humanity is more vital now than ever before. We’re so proud to help bring his voice to the world and to reunite with Alicia along with the brilliant teams at eOne and MACRO,” said Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski (7/2/2020).

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2020: The film was in Completed status.

Blue Bayou Release Date: When was the film released?

Blue Bayou was released in 2021 on Friday, September 17, 2021 (Limited release). There were 21 other movies released on the same date, including Cry Macho, Copshop and The Duke.

Released; Now Playing Get Showtimes Buy Tickets

On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

November 2021

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