Alicia Vikander and Justin Chon say ‘Blue Bayou’ tells an ‘important story’ about a deportation loophole

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New York Daily News

With the new deportation drama “Blue Bayou,” Justin Chon and Alicia Vikander explore a legal loophole that horrified them. The film tells the story of a Korean-born man who faces deportation from the United States, despite being adopted by an American family when he was 3. Chon wrote and directed the movie, and also stars as Antonio LeBlanc, who’s expecting a child with his wife, played by Vikander, when he’s confronted by a racist police officer. “I found out about this issue around 2016, that adoptees were being deported, and I just really felt emotionally connected,” Chon told the Daily New…

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