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Leonie (2010)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama | 2012 (USA)
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A film about the life and relationships of the early 20th American educator, editor, and journalist Leonie Gilmour, the mother of the acclaimed artist and architect Isamu Noguchi.

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Yone Noguchi
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Catherine
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Umeko Tsuda
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Keiko Takeshita ...
Setsu Koizumi
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Michihiko Kawada
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Ailes Gilmour
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Ethel Ames
Kazuko Yoshiyuki ...
Kiku
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Dr. Rumely
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Routolo
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Albiana
Louca Platon ...
Iris - 5 years old
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Bryn Mawr Professor 1892
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A film about the life and relationships of the early 20th American educator, editor, and journalist Leonie Gilmour, the mother of the acclaimed artist and architect Isamu Noguchi.

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A mother's courage and a clash of cultures inspire the artist that transcends both

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Biography | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for brief sexuality, partial nudity and brief language
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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Beautiful, haunting true story of a fascinating, independent-minded young woman at the turn of the 20th century
20 March 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a beautiful, haunting true story of a fascinating, independent- minded young woman at the turn of the 20th century.

Her life ends up crossing boundaries, borders, and oceans. Though her name may be obscure, she created a legacy that lives on, and may live on for centuries.

The film is beautifully crafted, artfully presented, enormously well written and well acted. I highly recommend it to anyone who loves true stories artfully presented, and beautiful, heartwarming, uplifting films.


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