British filmmaker Dan Reed’s controversial documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ that accounts alleged sexual abuse by much loved pop sensation Michael Jackson of two young boys named James Safechuck and Wade Robson in the late 1980s and early 1990s, released its official trailer recently and it has you completely gripped.
Dan’s documentary showcases accounts of these two men, the then young boys, who after years of suppressing it within are coming out in open about their sexual abuse and Jackson happens to be one of the key factors in their story.
Produced by HBO, the trailer shows you glimpses of the accusers James and Wade along with their family members narrating their time Jacksonl in his larger than life mansion, how it was the best time any child could have asked for and lived, until the day they realised that they may have been sexually abused by Jackson, which was much later.
James and Wade, along with their families talk about the amount of strength it took them to share it with their parents and respective wives years after the legendary pop star passed away in 2009, the affect it had and still has on their lives.
A case was filed by both in 2013 accusing the pop star of sexual, however the case was dismissed in the year 2017. The documentary was recently screened in the Sundance Film Festival where it got a standing ovation from everyone.
The documentary releases on March 3rd and 4th in US in two parts as it’s a 236 minutes long movie and on March 6th in UK.