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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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Hisako Matsui

Writers:

Masayo Duus (biography), Hisako Matsui (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Emily Mortimer ... Leonie
Shidô Nakamura ... Yone Noguchi
Christina Hendricks ... Catherine
Mieko Harada ... Umeko Tsuda
Jan Milligan ... Isamu Noguchi
Keiko Takeshita Keiko Takeshita ... Setsu Koizumi
Takashi Kashiwabara ... Michihiko Kawada
Kelly Vitz ... Ailes Gilmour
Nichole Hiltz ... Ethel Ames
Kazuko Yoshiyuki Kazuko Yoshiyuki ... Kiku
Jay Karnes ... Dr. Rumely
Marco St. John ... Routolo
Mary Kay Place ... Albiana
Louca Platon Louca Platon ... Iris - 5 years old
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julia Adams Julia Adams ... 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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief sexuality, partial nudity and brief language
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Language:

English

Release Date:

2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Metairie, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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 angelofvicSee 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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