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Leo (2002)

R  |   |  Drama  |  12 March 2004 (UK)
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A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.

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Stephen
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Mary Bloom
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Ryan Eames
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Vic
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Caroline
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Brynne
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Ben Bloom
Davis Sweatt ...
Leopold - age 11
James Middleton ...
Louis
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Jack (as Don Baker)
David Burke ...
Thomas Kingsley
Amie Quigley ...
Ruth Livingston
Andrew Ruse ...
Mark
Zac Epstein ...
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A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.

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The boy you were is not the man you are.

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and violent content | See all certifications »
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A letter addressed to Oxford, Mississippi, clearly has the ZIP Code 64933. The ZIP Code for Oxford, Mississippi, is 38655. There is no city with the ZIP shown in the film; ZIP's beginning with "649" would be near Kansas City, Missouri. See more »

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Complex character portrayal
18 September 2006 | by (Klagenfurt, Austria) – See all my reviews

The movie itself is a kind of southern Gothic drama with a very distinct cinematographic approach. The storyline is made up of two subtly intertwining narrative layers that make the movie as a whole hard to grasp at the first look, but thoroughly convincing as an independent character study at last. Very complex material in terms of plot and narrative style, very gloomy and depressing in terms of character portrayal and very distinct in terms of pace and cinematography. A convincing and experienced cast round off the movie's basic quality. The complexity and the unusual style might make it hard to digest for the masses, but it is a real gem for people who like to look beyond the surface and dive into the mind of the protagonist.


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